Va. jury deadlocks on death sentence for man who killed wife and police officer

By Ian Shapira

October 25, 2018
A Virginia jury could not agree on whether to impose a death sentence for Ronald Hamilton, who killed his wife and a Prince William police officer — a deadlock that resulted in a sentence of life in prison without parole for the former Pentagon IT specialist. … Read More >>

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It’s cruel but not unusual for Virginia to execute the seriously mentally ill

Paul O'Shea

By Paul O’Shea

June 15, 2018
The last person executed in Virginia was mentally ill. Yet Virginia, which has executed more people than any state except Texas, has no law protecting the mentally disabled from capital punishment … Read More >>