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Capital Punishment, 2006 - Statistical Tables

NCJ Number
Date Published
December 2007
27 pages
Tracy L. Snell
Publication Series
Statistical tables are presented from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics report on capital punishment, persons sentenced to death and executed in the United States for 2006.
The statistical tables in these report present characteristics of persons under sentence of death on December 31, 2006, and of persons executed in 2006. The tables present state-by-state information on the movement of prisoners into and out of death sentence status during 2006, status of capital statutes, and methods of execution. Numerical tables also summarize data on offenders' gender, race, Hispanic origin, age at time of arrest for capital offense, legal status at time of capital offense, and time between imposition of death sentence and execution. The tables are based on those presented in Capital Punishment, 2005 with the following change: table 3, which reported information on minimum age authorized for capital punishment, has been discontinued and replaced with a table summarizing Federal laws providing for the death penalty (formerly Appendix Table 1).

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