The 2% Death Penalty: How a Minority of Counties Produce Most Death Cases at Enormous Costs to All
Resource type: Video
Death Penalty Information Center |
Only two percent of U.S. counties have been responsible for the majority of cases leading to executions since 1976, according to a report by the Death Penalty Information Center.
This video summary of the report shows how the disparate and highly clustered use of the death penalty raises serious questions of unequal, costly and arbitrary application of the law.
Death Penalty Information Center is an Atlantic grantee through a re-grant from Proteus Action League.