Ted Bundy's DNA added to database in hope of solving cold cases

The DNA profile of Ted Bundy, one of the United States' most notorious serial killers, was uploaded Friday into a national database in the hope that the new material will help solve murder cases that have gone cold over the ...

Mapping the modern death sentence

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Law have collaborated on a new website that uses a data-driven, interactive map to illustrate the rapid decline of the issuance of the death sentence in the United States ...

Are death row cases plagued with racial bias?

Defendants charged with murder in North Carolina from 1990 to 2009 were more than twice as likely to receive the death penalty if the victims were white, Michigan State University researchers have found.

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