Executions in the US Lowest in 25 Years

Executions in the US Lowest in 25 Years

A recent study indicates that the numbers of executions in the United States have decreased and are lower in 2016 than in the last 25 years. One reason may be due to the drastic reduction in death sentences, according to Reuters on Dec. 20. There were 20 death row inmates executed in 2016, which is […]

Executions Increase Globally

Executions Increase Globally

The United States was one of the top five executioners in the world in 2013 according to a study recently released by Amnesty International. America is also the only country, in the western hemisphere, to still have the death penalty. Globally executions rose by close to 15 percent. The report, released Wednesday, comes days after […]