Audio Clips


BBC World News July 2012



A report by the BBC World News Newshour. Paul Adams interviews Richard Dieter of the Death Penalty Information Center and Scott Shellenberger, Maryland State Attorney for Baltimore County, for an in-depth look at the death penalty in the U.S.


Tani Cantil-Sakauye - January 2012



California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye speaks about California death penalty procedures in California.


Scientific American - August 2011



U.C. Berkeley School of Law professor Franklin Zimring talks about his article, "How New York Beat Crime," in the August issue of Scientific American.


NPR All Things Considered: N.C. State Crime Lab's Work Draws Scrutiny.


XM Satellite Radio - The Bob Edwards Show - October 20, 2009

The Bob Edwards on Sirius XM Radio recently explored the high costs of the death penalty and the views of the country's police chiefs as discussed in DPIC's latest report, "Smart on Crime: Reconsidering the Death Penalty in a Time of Economic Crisis."  Edwards is the former host of National Public Radio's "Morning Edition."  He interviewed DPIC's Executive Director Richard Dieter on October 20.
(The full interview is available from the Bob Edwards Show, Oct. 20, 2009). 

All Things Considered - National Public Radio - September 16, 2009



An interview with Stephen Majors, an Associated Press reporter who was present for the botched execution of Ohio death row inmate Romell Broom. After two hours of searching, the execution team was unable to find a suitable vein to apply the injection method, and the execution had to be rescheduled. For more information, click here. For a timeline of the Broom execution, click here.

The interview can be found on the NPR website by clicking here.

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