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Race and the Death Penalty in North Carolina

Race and the Death Penalty in North Carolina
An Empirical Analysis: 1993-1997

 

Principal Investigator
Dr. Isaac Unah

 

Principal Collaborator
Prof. Jack Boger Presented by The Common Sense Foundation North Carolina Council of Churches
April 16, 2001

 

 

A Broken System II: Why There Is So Much Error in Capital Cases, Questions and Answers

A Broken System II:
Why There Is So Much Error in Capital Cases

Questions and Answers


Professor James Liebman and colleagues at Columbia University recently released "A Broken System II: Why There Is So Much Error in Capital Cases," the follow-up to their groundbreaking, "A Broken System: Error Rates in Capital Cases 1973 - 1995."

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Homicide Studies

Blackman, Paul H.: "A critique of the epidemiologic study of firearms and homicide"; 1 Homicide Studies 169 (1997)

Jamieson, Katherine M. and Zahn, Margaret A.: "Changing patterns of homicide and social policy"; 1 Homicide Studies 190 (1997)

Lattimore, Pamela K. et al.: "Homicide trends in eight U.S. cities: project overview and design"; 1 Homicide Studies 84 (1997)

Martinez Jr., Ramiro: "Homicide among Miami's ethnic groups: Anglos, Blacks, and Latinos in the 1990s"; 1 Homicide Studies 17 (1997)

Through Thick and Thin: On Death Row, Two Men Defied Odds With Friendship and Hope

Through Thick and Thin ABC NEWS.com

August 19, 2000

Through Thick and Thin
On Death Row, Two Men Defied Odds With Friendship and Hope

Aug. 19 — Greg Wilhoit remembers his desperation as he was brought in to his cellblock at the State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla.

I thought, My life’s over, literally over,” he says. As prisoner 100841, Wilhoit faced the death penalty after a jury found him guilty in 1987 of his wife’s murder.

A year later, Ron Williamson — Wilhoit’s new neighbor across the hall

1996 Year End Report: A Summary of Important Events in the Death Penalty in the past year

The Death Penalty in 1996: Year End Report

Death Penalty Information Center December 1996

Executions in 1996 Second Highest Since 1976

The overall pace of executions in the United States remained high in 1996 and the prospects for the future are for even greater numbers of people put to death each year. As of December 17, there were 45 executions, mostly by lethal injection. This represents a slight drop from last year when 56 executions represented the highest number since capital punishment was

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1996 Year End Report: A Summary of Important Events in the Death Penalty in the past year

The Death Penalty in 1996: Year End Report

Death Penalty Information Center December 1996

Executions in 1996 Second Highest Since 1976

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1999 Year End Report: Executions Reach Record High, But Concern Also Grows

The Death Penalty in 1999: Year End Report Death Penalty Information Center December 1999

Executions Reach Record High, But Concern Also Grows

Innocence Cases Spur Broad Challenges To Death Penalty in 1999

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1998 Year End Report: New Voices Raise Dissent, Executions Decline

The Death Penalty in 1998: Year End Report Death Penalty Information Center December 1998

New Voices Raise Dissent, Executions Decline

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