Death Row Facts
|A Mother Visits her Son on "Texas Death Row" c- Ken Light|
State by State Information - State by state information concerning many aspects of the death penalty.
Death Row Conditions - State by State comparison of conditions by Sandra Babcock, Clinical Director of the Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern University Law School (last updated 6/08). See recent changes (2015) to conditions on Virginia's death row.
"Death Row Inmates Characteristics, Adjustment, and Confinement: A Critical Review of the Literature," by Mark D. Cunningham and Mark P. Vigen, Behavioral Sciences and Law, 2002. (PDF)
"I miss the stars. You know, I haven't seen the stars in years and years and years. I miss the rain. I miss food. I miss all these things. But what it comes down to the most -- and this is the thing that will scar me the most and that I'll carry with me as a scar the longest -- the thing I miss the most is being treated like a human being."
"Death Row USA" from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund - An NAACP publication that lists death row populations by state as well as other statistics.
Death Sentence Information - Information on death sentences by state and year from 1977 on.
Time on Death Row - Examination of the length of time prisoners spend on death row.
"Killing the Willing: 'Volunteers,' Suicide and Competency," by J. Blume, Michigan Law Review, 2005.
Execution Information - Facts and resources on executions
Clustering of the Death Penalty Execution and sentencing Data