Death Penalty Research



Death penalty costs California $184 million a year, study says


Detailed study on the death penalty in North Carolina by Matt Robinson



Lena Baker: A Historic Case of Racial Injustice: The Story of the Only Woman Ever Executed by the State of Georgia


Lack of funding builds death row logjam


Virginia's execution of a woman may signal shift in national thinking


Playing God? Texas Jury Consulted Bible Before Sentencing Man to Death


Death row female inmate denied high court review


Is a second execution attempt cruel and unusual?


Innocent but Executed


California can't afford the death penalty


Troy Davis Case - A series of articles


Waiting to Die: The Cruel Phenomenon of "Death Row Syndrome"


Including web site for full opinion Supreme Court Allows Lethal Injection for Execution


Another study refuting the deterrence effect of the death penalty: Death Penalty and Deterrence: The Last Word


New Jersey lawmakers vote to end death penalty


Exoneration Using DNA Brings Change in Legal System


Important Resource - Death Penalty Information Center -


A History of the Death Penalty


The Case of “Tookie” Williams - a series of articles about the founder of the Crips who was executed in December, 2005