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April 30 2011 | UNITED STATES

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Decline of inmates on US death rows. Death row USA Report by DPIC, now available.

 
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DEATH PENALTY INFORMATION CENTER

April 28, 2011

The latest edition of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund's "Death Row USA" hows that the number of people on the death row in the United States s continuing to slowly decline, falling to 3,260 as of April 1, 2010.
In 2000, there were 3,682 inmates on death row.  Nationally, the acial composition of those on death row is 44% white, 41% black, and 2% Latino/Latina. California continues to have the largest death row opulation (702), followed by Florida (398) and Texas (333).
Pennsylvania (222) and Alabama (204) complete the list of the states ith the five largest death rows in the country. Of those urisdictions with more than 10 inmates on death row, Louisiana, ennsylvania, and Texas have the largest percentage of minorities on eath row--each has 69%.

 

http://nodeathpenalty.santegidio.org/documents/DRUSA_Spring_2010-1.pdf

 

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