NEW RESOURCES: DPIC's Latest Podcast Explores the Impact of International Law and Opinion on the U.S. Death Penalty

The latest edition of the Death Penalty Information Center’s series of podcasts, DPIC on the Issues, is now available for listening or downloading. This podcast - the 17th in the series - discusses international views on the death penalty and how those views might affect capital punishment in the United States. The podcast includes discussions about the role of international pharmaceutical companies in lethal injections being carried out in the United States, and the consideration of international opinion by the U.S. Supreme Court in rulings related to the death penalty. Click here to listen to this latest podcast.

Generally, these podcasts offer concise, informative discussions of important death penalty issues. Other recent episodes have focused on Death Row and the U.S. Supreme Court’s impact on the death penalty. You can receive automatic updates through iTunes when new episodes are posted and receive access to all previous episodes. Other audio and video resources, along with all of DPIC’s podcasts, can be found on our Multimedia page.

DPIC’s podcasts may be useful for students researching death penalty issues. Many of our podcasts are available on our iPhone App as well.

(DPIC Podcast #17: International Death Penalty, posted December 2, 2011). If you have suggestions for topics you would like to see addressed in future podcasts, contact us at [email protected]. See International.