Death Penalty Information Center

Death Penalty Information Center

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The Death Penalty Information Center is a nationwide nonprofit organization developed to educate the public about capital punishment. They have compiled and communicated information about the death penalty for more than thirty years. One of the key strategies at Death Penalty Information Center is the release of heavily researched reports around capital punishment. Staff believe that developing these reports plays a vital role in capital punishment reform and helps attorneys involved in capital punishment cases. Their reports have been widely praised as the most expansive presentation of facts and information about the death penalty in America. Since its inception, Death Penalty Information Center has continually helped to identify significant flaws in the use of capital punishment for state and federal crimes, including racial bias and the exoneration of certain individuals after execution. For more information about the organization’s work or assistance with work related to capital punishment, contact the organization directly.

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