John Douglass, Mark L. Earley
Professor John Douglass, former dean of the University of Richmond Law School and chairman of the Virginia Death Penalty Assessment Team, and former Virginia Attorney General Mark L. Earley outlined the results of their report.
speaks during a press conference at the State Capitol in Richmond, VA Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. On the right is former Virginia Attorney General Mark L. Earley.
Greensville Correctional Center
Executions in Virginia are carried out at Greensville Correctional Center.
Posted: Friday, September 6, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 9:36 pm, Mon Oct 14, 2013.
A review of Virginia’s death penalty aimed at improving fairness and accuracy calls for safeguards in the use of suspect lineups and more access by defense lawyers to information to help them prepare cases.
The recommendations are among more than a dozen in the two-year effort sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Death Penalty Assessment Project that since 2003 has studied and reported on the death penalty in 10 other states.
Friday, September 6, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 9:36 pm.