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Death Penalty Information Center  This site is an excellent, reliable, and often-updated source of information. Topics such as Juveniles, Women, Mental Illness and Retardation, and Race are covered. Fact sheets with statistics, multimedia, Supreme Court cases and educational materials are also available.

Capital Punishment Statistics from the Bureau of Justice  This government website reports the statistics of the death penalty by state, gender, race, etc.It is updated annually, and also provides visuals of the data, such as charts and graphs.

ProCon Death Penalty ProCon offers unbiased, information on a variety of social issues, including capital punishment, for citizens to understand them better.

Frontline  This PBS website offers their programs freely online. At least one hour-long documentary is available on the topic of the death penalty, specifically When Kids Get Life.

Death Penalty Info. Center Multimedia Resources  Provides interviews, short documentaries, audio clips and debates on the death penalty from National Public Radio, network news outlets, and independent documentary publishers.

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