State by State Information

Death-Row Prisoners by State and Size of Death Row by Year

Murder Rates Nationally and By State

Deterrence: States Without the Death Penalty Have Had Consistently Lower Murder Rates

"Death Row USA"

A quarterly report by the Capital Punishment Project
of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

CLICK HERE to see the Latest Death Row USA Report

Crimes Punishable by the Death Penalty

Summary of States' Death Penalty Statutes - From Bureau of Justice Statistics

Death Penalty for Offenses Other Than Murder - State and Federal Laws that allow Capital Punishment when no death has occurred

DPIC's Page on Kennedy v. Louisiana - Striking down the death penalty for non-homicide offenses against individuals

States With and Without the Death Penalty

 

STATES WITH THE DEATH PENALTY (30)
Other State Information:
Alabama
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Wyoming

ALSO
- U.S. Gov't
- U.S. Military
STATES WITHOUT THE DEATH PENALTY (20) (YEAR ABOLISHED OR OVERTURNED IN PARENTHESES)
Alaska (1957)
Connecticut (2012)**
Delaware (2016)#
Hawaii (1957)
Illinois (2011)
Iowa (1965)
Maine (1887)
Maryland (2013)
Massachusetts (1984)
Michigan (1846)
Minnesota (1911)
New Jersey (2007)
New Mexico (2009)*
New York (2007)^^
North Dakota (1973)
Rhode Island (1984)^
 
Vermont (1964)
Washington (2018)##
West Virginia (1965)
Wisconsin (1853)

ALSO
Dist. of Columbia (1981) 

 

DEATH PENALTY STATES WITH GUBERNATORIAL MORATORIA (4)
Colorado (2013) Pennsylvania (2015) Oregon (2011)
California (2019)    

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