Ohio death penalty fact sheets

FACT SHEETS:
 
REPORTS:
"The Death Penalty in 2013: Year-End Report" - Death Penalty Information Center's Year End Report. Featured highlights from 2013: Maryland abolished the death penalty, public support for the death penalty reached its lowest level in 40 years, and 2013 was only the second time in 19 years that the number of executions was less than 40.
 
"The Death Penalty in 2012:Year-End Report" - Death Penalty Information Center's Year End Report. Featured highlights from 2012: Connecticut abolished the death penalty, 36% fewer states carried out the death penalty than in 2011, and Damon Thibodeaux was freed from Louisiana's death row.
 
"Minority Practice, Majority's Burden: The Death Penalty Today" - A report by Professor James S. Liebman and Peter Clarke from Columbia University Law School analyzes the declining use of the death penalty and concludes that, although it is abstractly supported by two-thirds of the public, the death penalty is actually practiced by only a distinct minority of jurisdictions in the United States.
Posted: September 1st, 2011

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