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United States Must Reconsider Rhetoric of ”˜Corpse for Corpse’

Andy Monserud

February 20, 2014

On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced that he would suspend the death penalty for the duration of his term. Washington will execute none of its nine death row inmates until Inslee leaves office. It's a good indicator of Inslee's opinion on the topic and hopefully a predictor of...

Numbers in the news

Shelly Le

October 6, 2011

1,267 The number of government-sanctioned executions in the United States since 1976. 2.3 million The average cost of a death penalty case in Texas. 5 Number of executions in Washington state since 1976. 96 Number of countries that have abolished the death penalty for all crimes. 5th Rank...

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