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September 29, 2020

Bureau of Justice Statistics releases "Capital Punishment, 2018 – Statistical Tables"

This morning the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics released this new report with notable national data on the administration of the death penalty in the United States through 2018. As I have noted before, though BJS is often the provider of the best available data on criminal justice administration, in the capital punishment arena the Death Penalty Information Center tends to have more up-to-date and more detailed data on capital punishment. In any event, this new BJS report still provides notable and clear statistical snapshots about the death penalty, and the document sets out these initial "highlights":

September 29, 2020 at 10:49 AM | Permalink

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Is there any statistics for how many innocent prisoners that were released are on probation after serving their full sentence?

Any statistics on these non-violent "offenders" having to report to Sheriff Office for the rest of their lives after serving the time placed upon them to serve?

How about statistics for ruining many of these families with fees and fines so that they can never get out of the rut put upon them?

As they say; follow the money!

Posted by: LC in Texas | Sep 30, 2020 5:12:05 PM

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