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Capital punishment by country

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The following is a summary of the use of capital punishment by country. ... The U.S. is the only Western country to use the death penalty. The use of capital ...

Top 10 Pros and Cons - Death Penalty - ProCon.org

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Apr 13, 2009 ... The death penalty honors human dignity by treating the defendant as a free moral actor able to control his own destiny for good or for ill; it does ...

Death Penalty for Offenses Other Than Murder | Death Penalty ...

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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 ...

Death Penalty Information Center: DPIC

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In a piece for The New York Times, Emily Bazelon focused on Corey to explain the county's heavy use of the death penalty, saying that she "has made her ...

Descriptions of Execution Methods | Death Penalty Information Center

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Today, all of the 32 states that have the death penalty use this method. When this method is used, the condemned person is usually bound to a gurney and a ...

Death Penalty | Amnesty International

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Some countries execute people who were under 18 years old when the crime was committed, others use the death penalty against people who suffer mental ...

Death Penalty Focus : Facts

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There are many reasons the death penalty should be abolished. ... Funds now being used for the costly process of executions could be used to help families put  ...

Six Reasons to Oppose the Death Penalty | Campaign to End the ...

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The United States is the only country in the Western industrialized world that still uses the death penalty. Since 1990, 30 countries have abolished the death ...

Five US states that use the death penalty most - Virginia - CSMonitor ...

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Sep 16, 2011 ... Death penalty's top 5: Which US states have the most executions? ... Since 1999, when a record 99 inmates were put to death, the number of ...

Who still uses the death penalty? | World news | The Guardian

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Jun 18, 2010 ... Datablog: Death penalty statistics from the US and around the world ... 58 countries retained the death penalty in 2009, most did not use it.

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Methods of Execution | Death Penalty Information Center

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The supreme courts of Georgia (2001) and Nebraska (2008) have ruled that the use of the electric chair violates their state constitutional prohibitions against ...

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

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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 ...

Part I: History of the Death Penalty | Death Penalty Information Center

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1767 - Cesare Beccaria's essay, On Crimes and Punishment, theorizes that there is no ... 1924 - The use of cyanide gas introduced as an execution method.