Articles related to executions
Electric Chair Executions - Civil Liberties - About.com
A history and description of electric chair executions.
Types of Executions - An Illustrated Guide to Eight Types of Executions
An illustrated guide to various types of execution, capital punishment, and death penalty enforcement that are still in use today.
Gas Chamber Executions - Civil Liberties - About.com
A history and description of gas chamber executions.
Firing Squad Executions - Civil Liberties - About.com
History: Executions by firing squad date as far back as firearms themselves, but only two people have been executed by firing squad in the United States in ...
Recent Legal History of the Death Penalty in America
While all but 10 states allowed the death penalty in the late 1960s and an average of 130 executions per year were being carried out, public opinion turned ...
Famous Electric Chair Executions - Civil Liberties - About.com
In February 2008, the State of Nebraska ruled that electric chair executions-- already on the decline--constitute cruel and unusual punishment under the Eighth ...
Death by Hanging - An Overview and History of Death by Hanging
A history and description of the gallows (used for hanging executions).
Review - Who Owns Death? Capital Punishment, the American ...
Book Review: 'Who Owns Death? Capital Punishment, the American Conscience , and the End of Executions,' by Robert Jay Lifton and Greg Mitchell. Publisher: ...
U.S. Executions 2013 - Crime and Punishment - About.com
Mar 7, 2014 ... Here are the details surrounding the executions that took place in 2013. Included on the chart is information about the race, sex and age of the ...
Lethal Injections - Civil Liberties - About.com
History: In 1982, the United States became the first country on Earth to perform executions by lethal injection as a means of capital punishment. China became ...