Executions in the United States
To compare the number of executions carried out with the number of executions actually scheduled, see Outcomes of Death Warrants in 2019.
Execution Database — Fully searchable database of all modern era executions.
(Map updated as of May 24, 2019)
Execution Facts - Modern Era
Methods of Execution - Description of each method, with state procedures and numbers of executions by method
Clustering of the Death Penalty Execution and sentencing data with prominent counties
Historical Executions: The Espy File - Executions in the United States, 1608-2002, viewable in PDF format
Botched Executions - Incidences of serious problems in the actual execution of inmates since 1976
State Execution Rates (states ranked by per capita execution rate)
Executions per Death Sentence by State (states ranked by the likelihood of a death sentence resulting in an execution)
"Killing the Willing: 'Volunteers,' Suicide and Competency," by J. Blume, Michigan Law Review, 2005.
Execution News and Developments - Current Year
Execution News and Developments - Previous Years
List of Defendants Executed by Year