DPIC Podcasts

DPIC is pleased to provide podcasts that discuss a wide variety of issues relating to the death penalty.

Our podcasts cover three different types of death penalty issues.

  • The "On the Issues" podcast series explores different factual, legal, and ethical topics relating to capital punishment.
  • A second series of podcasts details the history of capital punishment in each state. This series is currently in production, and we will be releasing new episodes periodically.
  • DPIC's current monthly podcast series is called "Discussions With DPIC." We speak with death penalty experts about timely death penalty developments in the news.

To listen to any of the podcasts below, simply click the play button. To download the podcast, click the podcast title and then the "Download" button on the episode's page.

To subscribe to our podcast you can:

1. Click here to automatically add it to your iTunes directly.

2. If #1 doesn't work, Copy this link (Right click, copy link location), Open iTunes and under "Advanced" go to "Subscribe to podcast." Put in the URL and click OK. When a new podcast episode comes out, your iTunes will automatically download it.

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Discussions With DPIC

The Duane Buck Case

The Duane Buck Case

Race, Future Dangerousness, and the Death Penalty, with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund’s Christina Swarns

Published: Jun 28, 2017

Christina Swarns, lit­i­ga­tion direc­tor of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, speaks with DPIC Executive Director Robert Dunham about the case of Texas death-row pris­on­er Duane Buck and the impact of racial bias on deter­mi­na­tions of future …

Discussions With DPIC

Lawyers for the Condemned

Lawyers for the Condemned

Scott Braden and Julie Vandiver discuss Arkansas’s April 2017 executions

Published: May 30, 2017

In April 2017, Arkansas sched­uled a record eight exe­cu­tions in eleven days. Four ulti­mate­ly were stayed, and four were car­ried out. DPIC staff mem­bers Robin Konrad and Anne Holsinger inter­view Scott Braden and Julie Vandiver, two of the lawyers wh…

Discussions With DPIC

Arkansas’ plan to execute seven prisoners over an 11-day period

Published: Apr 13, 2017

DPIC staff mem­bers Robert Dunham, Robin Konrad, and Anne Holsinger explain Arkansas’ plan to exe­cute sev­en pris­on­ers over an 11-day peri­od begin­ning April 17. They dis­cuss the state’s rea­sons for the con­densed exe­cu­tion sched­ule, cur­rent litigatio…

Discussions With DPIC

Innocence and Prosecutorial Misconduct

Innocence and Prosecutorial Misconduct

with Exoneree Isaiah McCoy and Lawyers Michael Wiseman and Herbert Mondros

Published: Feb 16, 2017

Robin Konrad, Director of Research and Special Projects, inter­views Isaiah McCoy, the nation’s 157th death-row exoneree, and his lawyers, Michael Wiseman and Herbert Mondros. McCoy was wrong­ly con­vict­ed and sen­tenced to death in Delaware in 2012. …

Discussions With DPIC

2016 Year End Report

2016 Year End Report

Another Record Decline in Death penalty Use

Published: Dec 22, 2016

DPIC Executive Director Robert Dunham and Director of Research and Special Projects Robin Konrad dis­cuss the find­ings and themes of the 2016 DPIC Year End Report. This year marked his­toric lows in death sen­tences, exe­cu­tions, and pub­lic sup­port fo…