Entries tagged with “DPIC Testimony

Jan 01, 2002

2002 Presidential Candidates’ Views on the Death Penalty

by Richard C. Dieter Introduction To under­stand the rapid evo­lu­tion in the views of the Presidential can­di­dates regard­ing the death penal­ty, it is essen­tial to look at the sweep of events of the past f…

Sep 15, 1999

Historic Illinois Hearings Address Innocence and the Death Penalty

Following a series of cel­e­brat­ed releas­es of inno­cent defen­dants from its death row, Illinois’s House of Representatives held hear­ings to address the state’s sys­tem of cap­i­tal pun­ish­ment on September 15 & 16, 1999. Among those who tes­ti­fied were S…

Feb 21, 2007

Third World Congress Against the Death Penalty

The Third World Congress Against the Death Penalty took place in Paris from February 1 – 3, 2007. During this time, Paris wel­comed hun­dreds of death penal­ty experts and activists from around the world, includ­ing numer­ous U.S. rep­re­sen­ta­tives who pro…