The Ultimate Punishment, But Is It a Deterrent?.
1: Is the Death Penalty an Actual Check to Crime?.
2: The Death Penalty.
3: Panel Urges End to Death Penalty; Psychiatrists Told That It Fails as a Deterrent.
4: Deadly Statistics: A Survey of Crime and Punishment.
A Question of Fairness: Race, Class and the Death Penalty.
5: Casting Off a Remnant of Racism.
6: High Court to Decide Whether Death Penalty Discriminates Against Blacks.
7: Who Decides Who Will Die? Even Within States, It Varies.
8: Studies Find Death Penalty Tied to Race of the Victims.
9: Rethinking the Death Penalty.
10: Washington State Supreme Court Deems Death Penalty Unconstitutional.
From Furman to Gregg, a Brief Moratorium on Executions.
11: An End to the Death Penalty.
12: California Ruling on Capital Punishment.
13: Why the Death Penalty Must Be Abolished.
14: Legality of Death Penalty.
15: Court Spares 600.
16: Death Again in California.
17: Court to Review Death Penalty Issue.
18: Death Penalty a 300-Year Issue in America.
19: Death Penalty Is Favored.
20: Backers of the Death Penalty Are Making Scant Progress.
Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty.
21: Death Penalty Abolished in Bill.
22: Constitution Sometimes Prohibits Executing the Insane, Justices Say.
23: Citing ‘National Consensus,’ Justices Bar Death Penalty for Retarded Defendants.
24: Last Chance for Warren Hill.
25: Florida's Unconstitutional Death Penalty.
26: Court Extends Curbs on the Death Penalty in a Florida Ruling.
Juvenile Offenders and the Death Penalty.
27: Boy, 17, Will Face Second Execution.
28: Too Young to Die?.
29: Supreme Court, 5-4, Forbids Execution in Juvenile Crime.
30: Reform Jews Ask Death Penalty End.
31: Lutherans Hit Death Penalty: Aides of 3.3 Million-Member Church Favor a Ban.
32: Milestone in Death Penalty Fight, but Still a Way to Go.
33: Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty Unacceptable in All Cases.
34: The Kemmler Execution: Dr. C. E. Spitzka Tells Doctors and Lawyers All about It.
35: The Penalty of Death.
36: Focus on Doctors and Executions.
37: Doctors See Way to Cut Suffering in Executions.
38: Compassionate Capital Punishment.
Perspectives from the Bench.
39: Blackmun: ‘I … Concede That the Death Penalty Experiment Has Failed’.
40: Scalia: Fifth Amendment ‘Clearly Permits the Death Penalty’.
41: Excerpts from Ruling and Dissent on Who Decides the Death Penalty.
Lethal Injection and the Death Penalty Today.
42: Technician Executes Murderer in Texas by Lethal Injection.
43: Cruel and Unusual History.
44: Supreme Court Allows Lethal Injection for Execution.
45: Panel Urges One-Drug Lethal Injections.
46: Nevada Execution Is Blocked after Drugmaker Sues.
47: Fentanyl Used to Execute Nebraska Inmate, in a First for U.S..
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