State Supreme Court http://nhpr.org en 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 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