By most measures, Colorado isn't any more liberal than other western states. So how come the state has managed to put to death only one prisoner in the past forty years, while some of its neighbors — Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma — have kept their execution chambers hopping? One reason is David Wymore, a former Colorado public defender who developed a now widely used approach to conducting jury selection in capital cases that screens out the most death-inclined citizens in the pool. Recently celebrated for his defense work in the Tim Masters case, Wymore is also the subject of a... More >>>