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The most comprehensive resource available and reliable source online with reports on cost, bias, deterrence studies, statistics on executions, the history of the death penalty, and innocence issues.
Amnesty's Program to Abolish the Death Penalty monitors the use of the death penalty worldwide, with a focus on activism.
A report on the use of the death penalty around the world and international homicide rates.
A comprehensive site with the latest news, multimedia, and legal documents.
A national abolition group with extensive campaign resources
The same institute that helped craft death penalty laws after the Furman and Gregg Supreme Court Decisions now writes why they can no longer support it.
Students and Educators
The Death Penalty Information Center's "Research Paper Friendly" page with FAQs, paper ideas, and the latest news
A resource for college professors and students that uses actual cases to explore capital punishment
An interesting and interactive site with maps, histories, legal information, cases, methods of execution.
Free printable guide, access to experts and programs.
Innocence Issues and the Death Penalty:
Their report for 2009.
A 2009 article detailing the story of Texas man executed in spite of overwhelming evidence of innocence.
Religion and the Death Penalty
A list of religions and their position/policies on the death penalty
With facts, church teachings, campaign handouts, and video.
Victims/Survivors and the Death Penalty
A national organization of families of homicide victims and executed persons who unequivocally oppose capital punishment.
An international NGO of families of homicide and the executed who oppose the death penalty in all cases.
The Death Penalty Informations Center's summary of the untold pricetag of capital punishment.