NACDL - Death Penalty Reports & Papers

Death Penalty Reports & Papers

Reports and other resources related to the death penalty.

The Death Penalty in 2018: Year End Report, The Death Penalty Information Center, December 2018.

Capital Punishment in Pennsylvania: The Report of the Task Force and Advisory Committee, Joint State Government Commission, June 2018.

Oregon's Death Penalty: A Cost Analysis, Lewis & Clark Law School and Seattle University Department of Criminal Justice, November 16, 2016.

Capital Punishment, 2012 - Statistical Tables, Bureau of Justice Statistics, May 15, 2014.

Irreversible Error: Recommended Reforms for Preventing and Correcting Efforts in the Administration of Capital Punishment, The Constitution Project, 2014.

The 2% Death Penalty: How a Minority of Counties Produce Most Death Cases At Enormous Costs to All, Death Penalty Information Center, October 2013.

Tinkering with Life: A Look at the Inappropriateness of Life Without Parole as an Alternative to the Death Penalty, The Sentencing Project, January 2013.

Death Eligibility in Colorado: Many are Called, Few are Chosen, by Justin F. Marceau, Sam Kamin, and Wanda Foglia (January 31, 2013). U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-08.

Racial Disparity in the Case of Duane Edward Buck, University of Maryland, December 2012.

Prosecutorial Discretion, Hidden Costs, and The Death Penalty: The Case of Los Angeles County by Nicholas Petersen and Mona Lynch, The Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, Vol. 102 No. 4, October 23, 2012.

Maryland's Death Penalty, Maryland Citizens Against State Executions, February 2012.

Facts about the Death Penalty, Death Penalty Information Center, September 14, 2011.

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Struck by Lightning: The Continuing Arbitrariness of the Death Penalty, Thirty-Five Years After Its Re-instatement, Death Penalty Information Center, July 2011.

Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2010 - The Year in Review, Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, December 2010.

Sixth and Final Report, Illinois Capital Punishment Reform Study Committee, October 28, 2010.

Final Declaration of the 4th World Congress Against the Death Penalty, Geneva, February 26, 2010.

Death Penalty Overview: Ten Reasons Why Capital Punishment is Flawed Policy, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, 2009.