The US already kills more of its prisoners than almost any other country. Now the White House plans to cut the right of appeal of death row inmates…
By Andrew Gumbel in Los Angeles
Published: 15 August 2007
The Bush administration is preparing to speed up the executions of criminals who are on death row across the United States, in effect, cutting out several layers of appeals in the federal courts so that prisoners can be “fast-tracked” to their deaths.