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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_punishment

Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government sanctioned practice ... Crimes that are punishable by death are known as capital crimes or capital ... Usually, compensation and shunning were enough as a form of justice. .... of execution prescribed for more serious crimes such as treason and sedition.

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 ... Prior to the 1990s bills, federal death penalty cases only covered crimes not in state criminal codes such as treason. Since the 1990s some federal death penalty laws cover acts already covered under state criminal codes. However ...

www.answers.com/Q/What_type_of_crime_is_a_serious_crime_that_is_punishable_by_death

A serious crime punishable by death? ... Death penalty is also known as capital punishment; a crime that may be punished by capital punishment is a capital ...

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

Sep 12, 2012 ... 41 federal capital crimes and related codes. ... State Death Penalty Laws and Information - Get the legal status, a brief state history, and links to ...

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 ...

quizlet.com/9021574/criminal-law-i-definitions-flash-cards

However, not all rules are laws, fewer still are criminal laws, and not all have .... A serious crime, generally one punishable by death or by incarceration in a state ...

www.icomdp.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Most-serious-crimes_final_6Feb2013.pdf

Feb 6, 2013 ... 1.2 Crimes which do not meet the threshold for “most serious crimes” .... [T]he types of crimes for which the death penalty is applied, should be ...

www.thoughtco.com/types-of-criminal-offenses-970835

Jun 30, 2017 ... Felonies are the most serious classification of crimes, punishable by ... define it as a crime, like murder, that qualifies for the death penalty or life ...

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-procedure/death-penalty.html

Some serious criminal offenses are punishable by death, most often violent ... brief history of death penalty laws, notable court challenges and current statistics.