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  NCJ Number: NCJ 224528     Find in a Library
  Title: Capital Punishment, 2007 - Statistical Tables
  Document URL: PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Tracy L. Snell
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 12/2008
  Page Count: 35
  Annotation: The statistical tables in this report presents characteristics of persons under sentence of death on December 31, 2007, and of persons executed in 2006.
  Abstract: The tables present state-by-state information on the movement of prisoners into and out of death sentence status during 2007, status of capital statutes, and methods of execution. Numerical tables also summarize data on offenders' gender, race, Hispanic origin, age at time of arrest for capital offense, legal status at time of capital offense, and time between imposition of death sentence and execution. The tables are based on those presented in Capital Punishment, 2006 with the following change: table 3, which reported information on the minimum age authorized for capital punishment, has been discontinued and replaced with a table summarizing Federal laws providing for the death penalty (formerly Appendix Table 1).
  Main Term(s): Capital punishment
  Index Term(s): Inmate statistics ; Corrections statistics ; Inmates ; Punishment ; Death row inmates ; Gender issues ; Race-punishment relationship
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  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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