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Executions in the United States, 1608-1987

The Espy File

by M. Espy

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Published by Inter-Univ Consortium for .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11295030M
    ISBN 100891388788
    ISBN 109780891388784

      Summary This collection furnishes data on executions performed under civil authority in the United States between and The dataset describes each individual executed and the circumstances surrounding the crime for which the person was convicted. In , almost 90% of United States-based executions were carried out by lethal injection. During a lethal injection execution, the inmate goes into a chamber and is strapped to a gurney with restraints. He or she is then connected to a cardiac monitor and an IV is inserted into both arms to make sure that there is a usable vein available. At.

    authority in the United States between and The dataset describes each individual executed and the circumstances surrounding the crime for which the person was convicted. Variables include age, race, name, sex, and occupation of the offender, place, jurisdiction, date, and method of execution, and the crime for which the offender was.   A Tennessee death row inmate's request to be executed using the electric chair raised questions about what execution methods are still in use in the United States.

    This NYCHS web survey/timeline uses, as a starting point, the NY list from Rob Gallagher's version of "Executions in the United States, The ESPY File" on his interesting Before The Needles site. NYCHS ran Google searches on all the relevant names listed in ESPY and on execution histories of the state's counties. More than an estima Americans have been executed since the inception of the death penalty dating back to colonial times. The sanction of death for the punishment of a murder in the United States has declined in recent years. In , the number of new death sentences was , the lowest level in 30 years. Still, the United States.


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Watt Espy, John Ortiz Smykla Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, - Capital punishment - pages. Executions in the United States, Ann Arbor, Mich.: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: M Watt Espy; John Ortiz Smykla; Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.

Executions in the U.S. The Espy File Executions by Date Blank field or a. denotes missing data *Names: Names are listed with the last name first. Names in parentheses are slave owners. The slave owner is listed when the person executed was a slave whose last name is unknown.

Executions in the United States, Ann Arbor, Mich.: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: M Watt Espy; John Ortiz Smykla; Inter-university Consortium for Political and Executions in the United States Research.

Executions in the United States, the Espy file. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Reference H I2 no. Based on Executions in the United States, The Espy File (Espy and Smykla, ), a new, comprehensive computer-readable data collection on the history of capital punishment, changes in execution rates were measured across World Wars I and II and the Korean War with a before- during- and afterdesign.

This is a complete list of all inmates executed in in the United States of America. DeathPenaltyUSA Juan Ignacio Blanco Executions Executions Present by date by name by state other by. This list of 15, executions was compiled by M.

Watt Espy and John Ortiz Smykla, and was made available through the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. Note: This is the latest version of the Espy File. Previously, this web page contained “The Espy File: ”.

Notes * On FebruOhio’s Governor John R. Kasich issued a statement revising the schedule for eight upcoming executions. This revised schedule is in response to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit’s denial of a motion to stay enforcement, pending appeal, of a federal magistrate judge’s order declaring Ohio’s execution procedures unconstitutional.

In doing the research for the book we found that from tojust over 3 percent of all American executions were botched. Since the introduction of lethal injection injust over 7. A total of twenty-two death row inmates, all men, were executed in the United States intwenty by lethal injection and two, in Tennessee, by electrocution.

[1] Contents. Capital punishment is a legal penalty in the United States, currently used by 28 states, the federal government, and the military. Its existence can be traced to the beginning of the American colonies.

The United States is the only developed Western nation that applies the death penalty regularly. It is one of 55 countries worldwide applying it, and was the first to develop lethal injection as. Lethal injection has been by far the most common type of execution in the United States.

All executions in and all but one execution each in and were by lethal injection. In the following years, however, there has been a growing movement against death by lethal injection on the grounds that it is far from the painless means of. This statistic shows the number of death row inmates executed in the United States from to 22 death row inmates were executed in the United States in Read more.

Both incidents were quick to throw the prevailing method of execution in the United States into turmoil. How states have executed prisoners has changed over time. The first person executed for treason in the country's history.

Aaron Dwight Stevens, took part in John Brown's raid and was executed in for treason against Virginia. William Bruce Mumford, convicted of treason and hanged in for tearing down a United States flag during the American Civil War. Some codes now in place are quite chilling, such as the ICD 9 E Legal Execution, which includes beheading.

And, through this coding, your private information is sent to the United Nations via Obamacare. ICD-9 is the official system of assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures in the United States, which comes from the World Health. Georgia that the death penalty no longer constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, given the new system of checks and balances.

The American Bar Association calls for a moratorium on the use of capital punishment in the United States. This statistic shows the number of executions in the United States from toby state. As of Jthree executions were carried out in Texas in.

Gilmore’s death did not bring on an immediate wave of executions. By the end ofonly five more criminals—three of whom, like Gilmore, had voluntarily given up the appeal process—had been put to death.

But the pace subsequently quickened: in the first 40 years after Gilmore’s death, 1, convicts were executed in the United States.The death penalty had just been reinstated in the United States a year earlier inso this marked the first official execution that took place after that reinstatement. 4) Timothy McVeigh Timothy McVeigh was the man primarily responsible for the tragic explosions that took place directly in front of a federal building in Oklahoma City.Emerging from the height of s disillusion, the simplicity and moral power of the death penalty became a potent symbol for many Americans of what government could do—and LaChance argues, fascinatingly, that it’s the very failure of capital punishment to live up to that mythology that could prove its eventual undoing in the United States.