Tag Archives: Death Penalty

10th Circuit rejects habeas claim in Ryder death penalty case

James Chandler Ryder believed that the apocalypse would occur on January 1, 2000, and planned to flee to the Yukon, where he believed he could survive that event. Daisy Hallum and her son, Sam, were storing supplies that Mr. Ryder … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit upholds Oklahoma death sentence

The Bryan-College Station Eagle has this story about yesterday’s decision by the Tenth Circuit in Eizember v. Trammell, upholding a death sentence imposed against Scott Eizember as a result of a series of crimes he committed in 2003. Judge Neil … Continue reading

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