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An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Death Penalty.
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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Capital punishment
The ACLU is an organization that fights for individual rights as laid out in the US constitution and body of law. Their Capital Punishment Project aims to repeal the death penalty.
The American Society of Criminology
The Society’s mission is to encourage criminological scholarship and provide a forum for the dissemination of criminological knowledge and information.
Amnesty International: Death Penalty
Amnesty International campaigns for human rights, including abolishing the death penalty.
Death Penalty Focus
This organization advocates for the abolition of the death penalty through public education, political, and grassroots efforts.
Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC)
Provides up to date information and statistics about the death penalty, including details about policies, death row, executions, research, and the history of capital punishment.
This organization, founded in 1992 at Cardozo School of Law, is dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted criminals based on DNA testing and criminal justice reform.
NACJD Resource Guide: Capital Punishment
In collaboration with the University of Michigan, the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data has created a resource guide which also includes datasets.
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