DPIC News

1997 Year End Report: The Death Penalty in 1997

The Death Penalty in 1997: Year End Report


December 1997

Texas Pushes Nation's Executions To Record Numbers in 1997, But Opposition Grows

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Women Executed in the U.S. Since 1900

  Date of Execution Name Race State Execution Method
1. 7/17/1903 DORA WRIGHT B OK Hanging
2. 12/8/1905 MARY ROGERS W VT Hanging
3. 3/29/1909 MARY FARMER W NY
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Case Summaries of Female Death Row Prisoners

CASE SUMMARIES FOR FEMALE OFFENDERS UNDER DEATH SENTENCES AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2012

Source: "DEATH PENALTY FOR FEMALE OFFENDERS, JANUARY 1, 1973, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2012" by Victor Streib

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Death Penalty: The Torah and Today


By Jack B. Weinstein*

New York Law Journal
Wednesday, August 23, 2000

I would like to share with your readers the following text of a sermon I will deliver to the congregation of Temple Emanuel of Great Neck on Sept. 8:

Status of the International Convenants on Human Rights

Question of the Death Penalty

(approved April 3, 1998; 26 nations in favor, 13 against, 12 abstentions)

30th March 1998 Commission on Human Rights
Fifty-fourth session
Agenda Item 13
E/CN.4/1998/L.12

The Commission on Human Rights,

Recalling article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which affirms the right of everyone to life, article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and articles 6 and 37 (a) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child,

Notice to Seek the Death Penalty Against Moussaoui

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA

Alexandria Division

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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MILITARY ORDER: Detention, Treatment, and Trial of Certain Non-citizens in the War Against Terrorism

DETENTION, TREATMENT, AND TRIAL OF CERTAIN NON-CITIZENS IN THE WAR AGAINST TERRORISM

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release November 13, 2001

MILITARY ORDER

DETENTION, TREATMENT, AND TRIAL OF CERTAIN NON-CITIZENS
IN THE WAR AGAINST TERRORISM

By the authority vested in me as President and as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Authorization for

Rules for Military Tribunals

 

New York Times
Thursday, March 21, 2002

A comparison of some rules for military tribunals for terrorism suspects with courts-martial and civilian courts.

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