Executions By State and Method of Execution - Ordered By State
Statistics: Executions by State and Method of Execution (1977-2003)
Death Penalty (Capital Punishment) in the United States
After a 10-year moratorium, the United States re-instituted the death penalty in 1977. Overview of statistics, arguments pro-and-con, background of capital punishment.
Capital Punishment in the US - Statistics
Criminals convicted in blue states are less likely to receive the death penalty or be executed than those in red states. These data show executions by state since 1976, including the method used.
Capital Punishment Statistics
The US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, provides a summary of current capital punishment statistics as well as links to more detailed data.
State by State Information on Capital Punishment
The Death Penalty Information Center database provides state-by-state data (Flash application) that includes current death row population; number of state executions before and after 1976; state murder rate; number of innocents released from death row; and other data.
Texas Student Project: Capital Punishment - Life or Death?
Capital punishment is a difficult issue and there are as many different opinions as there are people. In our project, both sides have been presented and argued with focus on several topics as listed below. This page was constructed to show the different opinions held by the members of our group. There is plenty of useful information within our work. We hope you find it helpful and informative.