TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Dec 17, 2018
A new report shows that for the fourth year in a row, U.S. courts imposed fewer than 50 new death sentences and states performed fewer than 30 executions in 2018, The ABA Journal reports. This year the death-row population reached a 25-year low, and Washington became the 20th state to abolish the death penalty.