“The additional cost of confining an inmate to death row, as compared to the
maximum security prisons where those sentenced to life without possibility of
Regardless of where you come down on the debate, one key factor that always
seems to come up is cost. So, which is cheaper: execution or life in prison without
Mar 24, 2011 ... When jurors opt for life without parole-known in the justice system as ... Adding to
the total cost of LWOP is that the California's prison ...
Aug 9, 2012 ... 1, 1997 article, "The Next Time Someone Says the Death Penalty Costs More
Than Life in Prison, Show Them This Article," available at ...
Clearly, yes. It costs roughly (very roughly--the costs vary widely depending on
the state and the age of the prisoner) $25000 per year to keep someone inca...
Sep 21, 2011 ... Some comments on our website and Facebook page asked about the costs
involved. So what costs more? capital punishment or life behind ...
The facts prove that life in prison without the possibility of parole (LWOP) is swift,
severe, ... Simply housing prisoners on death row costs California tax payers an ...
It costs far more to execute a person than to keep him or her in prison for life.
May 1, 2014 ... It's true that the actual execution costs taxpayers fairly little: while most ... Today,
Steidl has strong feelings about prison life, saying, “If you really ...
May 14, 2015 ... Experts said this trial has already cost taxpayers millions, and as for the cost of
death row verses life in prison, we did the math, pored through ...