spring 2012

Us – Death Row Report and following statistics


June 16 : CLICK HERE to see the Latest Death Row U.S.A. Report

The April 1, 2012 report includes the following statistics:

The number of inmates on death rows across the nation is 3,170, an decrease from 3,189 reported on January 1, 2011.

Jurisdictions (having 10 or more inmates) with the highest percent of minorities on death row

– Delaware (78%)
– Texas (71%)
– Louisiana (70%)
– Pennsylvania (69%)
– Arkansas (65%)
– California (65%)

Jurisdictions with the most inmates on death row:

– California (724)
– Florida (407)
– Texas (308)
– Pennsylvania (204)
– Alabama (200)
Source: NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, “Death Row USA” Spring 2012.

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