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SPECIAL FEATURES AND RESEARCH MATERIALS:

  • 2012 Year End Report
    Overview of all 2012 developments in the death penalty.
  • 2011 Year End Report
    Overview of all 2011 developments in the death penalty.
  • California Cost Study 2011
    DPIC summary of "A roadmap to mend or end the California legislature's multi-billion dollar death penalty debacle" from Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review by Judge Arthur L. Alarcon & Paula M. Mitchell.
  • Struck by Lightning Report
    Report marking 35th anniversary of reinstatement of the death penalty
  • Smart on Crime
    Reconsidering the death penalty in a time of economic crisis
  • 2010 Year End Report
    Overview of all 2010 developments in the death penalty.
  • 2009 News Article Index
    An index arranged by date of some of the important news articles on capital punishment from 2008 (Excel spreadsheet).
  • 2008 News Article Index
    An index arranged by date of some of the important news articles on capital punishment from 2007 (Excel spreadsheet).
  • State Information Pages
    Index of pages containing state-specific information about the death penalty.
  • Per Capita Execution Rates
    Updated list of per capita execution rates by state.
  • Recent Legislative Activity
  • Innocence
    The innocence page has received a complete make-over and now includes many full text articles on the different exonerees.
  • High School Educational Curriculum
    A curriculum for High Schools prepared in conjunction with Michigan State University.
  • College Educational Curriculum A curriculum for colleges prepared in conjunction with the Education Development Center.
  • Death Penalty in Flux See the current state of the death penalty in the different states.
  • History of the Death Penalty
  • National Registry of Exonerations - The National Registry of Exonerations is a joint project of the University of the Michigan Law School and the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law. It provides detailed information about  all known exonerations (for all crimes, not just death penalty crimes) in the United States since 1989 - cases in which a person was convicted of a crime and later cleared of all the charges.
   

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