Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Samaniego-Kopsky, Rebekah & King, Kimi L.
Description: 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 American 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College