TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Dec 16, 2015

Executions in the United States have dropped to the lowest level since 1991, the Associated Press reports. The Death Penalty Information Center said 28 inmates were executed as of Dec. 15, far below the peak of 98 in 1999. “What we’re seeing is the cumulative effect of falling public support for the death penalty,” Robert Dunham, the group’s executive director, said.