A bill that would allow individuals on death row with intellectual disabilities to challenge their death sentences has passed through both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly with near-unanimous support.
Tennessee lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow intellectually disabled people on death row to challenge their sentence.
A Memphis judge has ruled that new DNA testing results do not prove the innocence of a Tennessee man on death row. Pervis Payne’s DNA was located on multiple items in the apartment of a woman who he allegedly stabbed to death in 1987.
New DNA testing results could stop the execution of a Tennessee man scheduled to die this spring.