Michael Addison http://nhpr.org en N.H. Corrections Chief: Preparations For Addison Execution Underway http://nhpr.org/post/nh-corrections-chief-preparations-addison-execution-underway <p></p><p>The state’s Corrections Commissioner says his department is preparing to carry out the state’s first execution in more than 70 years.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:18:10 +0000 Michael Brindley 46133 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Corrections Chief: Preparations For Addison Execution Underway Sen. Ayotte Says She's Confident Supreme Court Will Uphold Death Sentence http://nhpr.org/post/sen-ayotte-says-shes-confident-supreme-court-will-uphold-death-sentence <p></p><p>New Hampshire U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte says she’s pleased with the state Supreme Court's ruling this week to uphold the conviction of Michael Addison</p><p>Addison was found guilty and sentenced to death for shooting and killing Manchester police officer Michael Briggs in 2006.</p><p></p><p>As attorney general, Kelly Ayotte was the lead prosecutor in the Addison case and she featured her role in her 2010 campaign for U.S. Senate.</p><p>Ayotte says she expects the court will uphold Addison’s death sentence.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 18:52:11 +0000 Michael Brindley 38219 at http://nhpr.org Sen. Ayotte Says She's Confident Supreme Court Will Uphold Death Sentence High Court Will Compare Addison Death Penalty To "Similar Cases" http://nhpr.org/post/high-court-will-compare-addison-death-penalty-similar-cases <p>The New Hampshire Supreme Court has issued its ruling in the case of the only man on death row in the state - Michael Addison, who was convicted in 2008 of capital murder for shooting and killing Manchester Police Officer Michael Briggs.</p><p>To explain the ruling we turn to Buzz Scherr, law professor at the University of New Hampshire School of Law.&nbsp; He speaks with All Things Considered host Brady Carlson.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 22:14:24 +0000 Brady Carlson 38082 at http://nhpr.org Infographic: N.H.'s Death Penalty History http://nhpr.org/post/infographic-nhs-death-penalty-history <p>In light of <strong><a href="http://nhpr.org/post/nh-supreme-court-upholds-addison-conviction-will-review-death-penalty">today's State Supreme Court ruling on the Addison case</a></strong>, here is an abbreviated timeline of the history of New Hampshire's death penalty.</p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="1368" scrolling="no" src="//e.infogr.am/timeline-of-nhs-death-penalty-history" style="border:none;" width="550"></iframe></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 20:25:51 +0000 Faith Meixell 38075 at http://nhpr.org N.H.’s Supreme Court Ruling On The Michael Addison Case http://nhpr.org/post/nh-s-supreme-court-ruling-michael-addison-case <p>In a highly-watched decision yesterday, the justices upheld Addison’s conviction of “capital murder” for killing a police officer. But the court said at a later date would it rule on Addison’s death sentence itself. We’ll look at this decision and its possible ramifications.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p><ul><li><strong>John Greabe </strong>– professor at UNH School of Law, specializing in constitutional law</li><li><strong>Josh Rogers</strong> - NHPR's senior political reporter</li></ul><p><strong><u>CALLOUTS:</u></strong></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 20:08:49 +0000 Laura Knoy 38072 at http://nhpr.org N.H.’s Supreme Court Ruling On The Michael Addison Case State Supreme Court To Release Ruling Wednesday In Death Penalty Case http://nhpr.org/post/state-supreme-court-release-ruling-wednesday-death-penalty-case <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The state Supreme Court is set to release its ruling Wednesday in the case of Michael Addison, who was convicted and sentenced to death in 2008 for killing Manchester Police Officer Michael Briggs.</span></p><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 19:44:53 +0000 Michael Brindley 37992 at http://nhpr.org A Supreme Court Hearing For State's Only Death Row Inmate http://nhpr.org/post/supreme-court-hearing-states-only-death-row-inmate <p>New Hampshire's only death row inmate, Michael Addison, got a very long day in court Wednesday.</p><p>New Hampshire's highest court held what may be an unprecedented hearing - more than five hours - to review Addison's trial and his death sentence for the 2006 shooting of Manchester police officer Michael Briggs.</p><p>NHPR's <strong>Josh Rogers</strong> was at the hearing and he tells All Things Considered host Brady Carlson about the day's events.</p><p></p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 22:17:27 +0000 Brady Carlson & Josh Rogers 16880 at http://nhpr.org Addison Capital Murder Case Heads to State Supreme Court http://nhpr.org/post/addison-capital-murder-case-heads-state-supreme-court <p>On Wednesday, the New Hampshire Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Michael Addison.&nbsp; Four years ago, a jury found Addison guilty of first degree murder in the 2006 shooting death of Manchester police officer Michael Briggs.&nbsp; The jury then sentenced Addison to death.</p><p>Addison’s lawyers have appealed to the state Supreme Court, and the court will hear a full day of arguments beginning at nine this morning.</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 22:37:05 +0000 Brady Carlson 16810 at http://nhpr.org