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Death row inmates -- United States

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View Resource Capital Punishment 1998

The US Department of Justice has released statistics detailing the characteristics of people under the sentence of death as of December 31, 1998. In addition to summarizing the movement of prisoners into and out of death sentence status during 1998, the report provides "data on offenders' gender, race, Hispanic origin, education, marital status, age at time of arrest for capital offense, legal...

https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=459
View Resource Death Penalty Information Center

The Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC), a nonprofit organization operating out of Washington, DC, prepares analytical reports for the media, the public, and Congress on issues concerning capital punishment. Their fact-filled, frequently updated site supplies a wealth of full-text reports, briefs, and statistics examining all aspects of capital punishment. Topic sections analyze death penalty...

https://deathpenaltyinfo.org/
View Resource Capital Punishment 1997

Recently released by the US Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics, this report presents capital punishment data for 1997 as well as preliminary data on executions in 1998. The report finds that in 1997, 3,335 men and women were on death row in 34 states, and during the year, seventeen states executed 74 prisoners -- all male -- with half of the executions occurring in Texas. Tabular...

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/cpus9707.pdf
View Resource Capital Punishment 1999

The US Department of Justice has released statistics detailing the characteristics of people under a sentence of death as of December 31, 1999. In addition to summarizing the movement of prisoners into and out of death sentence status during 1999, the report provides "data on offenders' gender, race, education, marital status, age at time of arrest for capital offense, legal status at time of...

https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=456