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Death Penalty

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Death Penalty.

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Suggested Keywords

Try these keywords when searching for information about your topic. 

  • Capital punishment
  • Capital punishment -- Law and legislation
  • Corrections
  • Criminal justice
  • Criminal law
  • Death penalty
  • Death row
  • Death sentence
  • Discrimination in capital punishment
  • Executions
  • Law enforcement
  • Lethal injection