executions

File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Executions, New Death Sentences Continue to Fall

Executions and new death sentences dropped to their lowest numbers in decades in 2014, an anti-death penalty group said in a new report.

12/18/2014

File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Report: Few States Have Bulk Of Executions

Just four states carried out more than three-fourths of the executions in the United States this year, while another 23 states have not put an inmate to death in 10 years, an anti-capital punishment group reports.

12/18/2012

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