Reexamining the Death Penalty

NCSL 2010 Legislative Summit: Tuesday, July 27

  NCSL Bookstore

Moderator
Senator Robert Stivers
, Kentucky

Panelists
Richard Dieter
, Death Penalty Information Center, Washington, D.C.
Representative Antonio Moe Maestas, New Mexico
Kent Scheidegger, Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, California

 

Overview

Explore the current status and future prospects of the death penalty in states. Examine the lethal injection moratorium in Kentucky, the costs of capital cases, recent court rulings, the increase in blanket clemency and pardons, and other ways states continue to react to and reexamine the death penalty.