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Year-end report from DPIC shows “capital punishment is becoming marginalized and meaningless in most of the country”

Today, December 18, 2012, the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) released its year-end report, The Death Penalty in 2012. ¬†According to the report, the number of new death sentences in […]

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Death Penalty Repeal Becomes Law in Connecticut

Today, April 25, 2012, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed into law legislation that ends the use of the death penalty in his state. ¬†Connecticut joins four other states that have […]

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Nationwide Drop in Death Sentences, Executions in 2011

On December 15, the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) released its annual report, The Death Penalty in 2011: Year End Report. According to the report, the number of both new […]

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July Alert: Executions, News and Events

Learn more about Humberto Leal, Mark Stroman, Anthony Graves’ compensation, Randall Dale Adams, 35 years after Gregg decision, upcoming events and more!

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National Drop in Executions, Death Sentences, According to Year-End Report from DPIC

Today, December 21, 2010, the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) released its year-end report on death penalty developments nationwide. The report chronicles the drop in executions this year and the continued low number of new death sentences nationwide (and in Texas).