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$34,150: Average annual cost of housing an inmate in state prison. 9,000: Average number of ... $200: Cost of lethal injection chemicals. 49: Average age at time ...


The researchers found that the average trial and incarceration costs of an Oregon .... said housing prisoners on death row cost more than twice as much per year ...


County estimates in Texas indicate that the death penalty system is much more ... The average cost to house an inmate in Texas prisons is $47.50 per day, ...


Feb 24, 2012 ... The cost of executions is soaring, especially in the state that conducts ... A gurney used to restrain condemned prisoners during the lethal injection process in ... how much of the drug they have or what they plan to do if supplies run low. ... The state needs four vials per execution -- two to inject the prisoner, ...


Lethal Injection - Execution by lethal injection is the most common method used to ... According to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the cost for the drugs used in lethal injection is $86.08. ... If the prisoner tries to hold their breath, the process can take much longer ... Massachusetts, Does not have capital punishment.


Jun 12, 2015 ... Lethal injection was once a go-to method for the humane execution of prisoners, dating to its first use in the US back in 1982. ... Do they fork over money to cover the 1,500% increase in drug costs over the last four years?


Sep 21, 2011 ... So what costs more? capital punishment or life behind bars? ... been there an average of 14 years; add over another half million in prison costs not counting the ... Washington taxpayers pay about $35,897 a year per prisoner.


Jun 20, 2011 ... New study also shows that average time between conviction and ... as the state's use of lethal injections has been mired in legal challenges. ... about $100,000 a year per prisoner, the initial trial costs more than $1m on top of ...


Mar 30, 2012 ... Although the cost for all three of the drugs that comprise each lethal injection have ... While death penalty abolitionists are pointing to rising prices as yet ... With $6 billion of its $87 billion revenue spent on prisons, Texas has been undertaking cost-cutting measures, according to American-Statesman.


Jan 24, 2017 ... "Many opponents present, as fact, that the cost of the death penalty is so expensive (at least $2 million per case?), that we must choose life ...