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Capital punishment - Wikipedia
Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a ... More »
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Death penalty - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Death penalty, also called capital punishment, is when a government or state executes (kills) someone, usually but not always because they have committed a  ...

What is the Death Penalty and Capital Punishment? - Death Penalty ...


May 20, 2008 ... "[A]lso called death penalty - Execution of an offender sentenced to death ... " Capital punishment: Imposition of a penalty of death by the state.

Facts about the Death Penalty - Death Penalty Information Center


Jan 12, 2017 ... DEATH PENALTY STATES (31). Alabama ... RACE OF VICTIMS IN DEATH PENALTY CASES. DEATH ... facebook.com/DeathPenaltyInfo ...

Death Penalty Information Center: DPIC


A non-profit organization serving the media and the public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment in the United States.

Methods of Execution | Death Penalty Information Center


*New Mexico abolished the death penalty but the repeal may not apply retroactively, leaving prisoners on death row facing possible execution. To find the drug ...

History of the Death Penalty | Death Penalty Information Center


This chart chronicles the United State's use of the death penalty over the past four centuries. The chart highlights the gradual rise in use of capital punishment in ...

States With and Without the Death Penalty | Death Penalty ...


In 1979, the Supreme Court of Rhode Island held that the state's statute imposing a mandatory death sentence for an inmate who killed a fellow prisoner was ...

Death Penalty | Amnesty International


Official international site on AI's death penalty abolition efforts. The death penalty is the ultimate cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment.