The Arbitrary Nature of Capital Punishment in Texas

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Presentation for the 2008 UNT Scholars Day discussing research on the arbitrary nature of capital punishment in Texas. This presentation shows statistics on the distribution of death row sentences by county, gender, and race.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: April 3, 2008
Partner(s):
UNT Honors College
Collection(s):
UNT Scholarly Works
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Creator (Author):
Samaniego-Kopsky, Rebekah

University of North Texas

Creator (Contributor):
King, Kimi L.

University of North Texas; Faculty Mentor

Date(s):
  • Creation: April 3, 2008
Description:

Presentation for the 2008 UNT Scholars Day discussing research on the arbitrary nature of capital punishment in Texas. This presentation shows statistics on the distribution of death row sentences by county, gender, and race.

Degree:
Department: Political Science
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This presentation discusses research on the arbitrary nature of capital punishment in Texas. Texas executes more people than any other state in America. Harris County sentences more people to death row than most states in America and some countries in the world. Texas is one of the top three states in number of death row inmates. The average time on death row is 10 years. In this presentation, the author shows statistics on the distribution of death row sentences by county, gender, and race.

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10 p.

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Keyword(s): death row | inmates | capital punishment | geographic locations | demographics
Source: Fifth Annual University Scholars Day, 2008, Denton, Texas, United States
Contributor(s):
Series Title: University Scholars Day
Partner:
UNT Honors College
Collection:
UNT Scholarly Works
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  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc86885
Resource Type: Presentation
Format: Image
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Access: Public