Bernard Harcourt

Torture and Silence in Alabama

Still radio silence from the Governor of Alabama Kay Ivey and nothing more from Commissioner Jefferson Dunn since his astounding statement that there was no problem. Meanwhile, the state plans to execute Michael Eggers two days from now on Thursday, March 15, 2018.  His counsel has just filed a cert […]

Doyle Hamm Files Second Amended Complaint

In light of the botched execution on February 22, 2018, counsel for Doyle Hamm has amended the §1983 complaint to raise new claims about the unconstitutionality of any other attempted execution, under double jeopardy principles, but also to raise a compelling question under the Baze/Glossip standard: even if there exists no […]