Resources from DPIC
NEW and Updated Resources
from DPIC Over the past few months, the Death Penalty Information Center has expanded some of the resources we have on our Web site and added a variety of new pages. Take a few minutes to explore these special offerings:
Lethal Injection - Covers the growing debate on the constitutionality of lethal injection.
Religion Resources - What the religious community is saying about the death penalty.
Student Resources - Assists students writing reports and planning debates.
Death Penalty in Flux - Where the death penalty is on hold and an examination of recent legislation.
Death Penalty for Offenses Other Than Murder - Statutes that contain capital crimes other than those involving the murder of the victim.
Innocence Cases - Now includes many full text articles on the different exonerees.
Time on Death Row - The length of time inmates spend on Death Row and the implications of that time.
Characteristics of Death Row Inmates - Includes education levels and age at time of the crime.
2007 Thurgood Marshall Award Winners - Awards recognize those writers and producers who have made an exceptional contribution to the understanding of capital punishment.
College Curriculum - This dynamic new curriculum examines capital punishment through the case-study method and is adaptable to a variety of academic disciplines.
Fact Sheet - Updated every two weeks, this 4-page summary covers executions, death row, and much more (in PDF format).
Weekly E-mail Newsletter - Provides the previous week's "What's New" items
Execution Database - This searchable list includes facts on all executions since 1976 and is updated with each execution.
State by State Database - Here you can click on the state of your choice using the map to display the state's information
Article Index - an Excel file with information on key death penalty stories in the media over four years.
For Spanish Speakers:
The Fact Sheet - in Spanish
En Espanol - A summary of key death penalty issues, updated every month
To stay up-to-date with all DPIC's new offerings, see Special from DPIC