International law - Regional body

The Condemned

By The Intercept, on 1 January 2019

Forty-three years after the Supreme Court reversed course and reinstated the death penalty, reliable data on the individuals sent to death row is maddeningly difficult to obtain. The Intercept set out to compile a comprehensive dataset on everyone sentenced to die in active death penalty jurisdictions since 1976. The findings show that capital punishment remains as “arbitrary and capricious” as ever.

  • Document type International law - Regional body
  • Themes list Statistics, Country/Regional profiles,