International law - Regional body

The Death Penlty In 2011: Year End Report

By Death Penalty Information Center / Richard C. Dieter, on 1 January 2011

The number of new death sentences dropped dramatically in 2011, falling below 100 for the first time in the modern era of capital punishment. Executions also continued decline, while developments in a variety of states illustrated the growing discomfort that many Americans have with the death penalty.

  • Document type International law - Regional body
  • Themes list Trend Towards Abolition,