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Corrections

Capital Punishment

Q&A

  • How many people are under a sentence of death in the United States?
    Statistics on individuals sentenced to death in the United States may be accessed from the Capital P... Read More
    Last Updated: October 29, 2016

  • Where can I find the method of execution for each state?
    State execution methods can be found in the Capital Punishment series of reports and statistical tab... Read More
    Last Updated: January 5, 2018

  • How many people are executed in the United States every year?
    Capital punishment statistics may be accessed from the Capital Punishment section of the Bureau of J... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2011

  • Can individuals who were younger than 18 at the time of their offense receive a death penalty sentence in either federal or state courts within the United States?
    The minimum age at which the death penalty can be imposed in the Federal and State judicial systems ... Read More
    Last Updated: April 10, 2017

  • Where can I locate information on prisoners who have been executed for Federal crimes?
    Information on prisoners executed for federal crimes is available on the Capital Punishment section ... Read More
    Last Updated: March 24, 2014

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