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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_punishment_in_the_United_States

Note that the death penalty is used throughout the United States for certain federal crimes. States with a valid death penalty statute. States without the death penalty. Capital punishment is a legal penalty in the United States, currently used by 31 states, the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_punishment_by_the_United_States_federal_government

Capital punishment is a legal penalty under the United States federal government criminal ... The use of the death penalty in U.S. territories was handled by federal judges and the U.S. Marshal Service. Historically, members of the U.S. ...

deathpenaltyinfo.org/death-penalty-offenses-other-murder

Jul 16, 2007 ... INTRODUCTION. The death penalty in the United States is used almost exclusively for the crime of murder. Although state and federal statutes ...

deathpenaltyinfo.org/crimes-punishable-death-penalty

Death Penalty for Offenses Other Than Murder - State and Federal Laws that allow Capital Punishment when no death has occurred. DPIC's Page on Kennedy v ...

www.bbc.co.uk/ethics/capitalpunishment/intro.shtml

This article provides an introduction to the death penalty, including a definition ... It is usually only used as a punishment for particularly serious types of murder, but ... among those countries that do retain the death penalty to use it in practice.

www.cnn.com/2013/07/19/us/death-penalty-fast-facts/index.html

4 days ago ... Read CNN's Fast Facts about the death penalty in the United States. ... 2010 - Execution by firing squad is used for the last time in Utah, with ...

deathpenalty.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=004927

Sep 12, 2012 ... The US federal government lists 41 capital offenses which are punishable by death. See the full list below. The capital offenses include ...

www.amnesty.org/en/what-we-do/death-penalty

Amnesty opposes the death penalty at all times - regardless of who is accused, ... Although international law says that the death penalty can be used for the most ...

www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/execution/readings/history.html

As far back as the Ancient Laws of China, the death penalty has been ... drowning at sea, burial alive, beating to death, and impalement (often used by Nero).