Death Penalty: Yes
Governor: Matt Mead
Legislative Information: Senate and House of Representatives
Yellowstone National Park. Photo by Arad Mojtahedi.
Milestones in abolition/reinstatement
Wyoming was one of the last states to ban the execution of juvenile offenders before the Supreme Court banned the practice in Roper v. Simmons. The state legislature passed a bill banning the death penalty for juveniles in 2004.
Other interesting facts
The last execution in Wyoming was that of Mark Hopkinson in 1992.