1) Approximately how many
states currently have theDeath Penalty?
2) Number in order the
stages in a capital case from the list below:
federal habeas corpus
3) Women have, historically,
not been subject to the death penalty at the same rate as men. In the
United States women have constituted what percentage of executions?
4) Not believing in the
"true God" was once grounds for receiving the death penalty in colonial
5) The existence of the
brutalization effect (that the death penalty actually encourages
criminal activity) was argued by Dr. Benjamin Rush -- signer of the
Declaration of Independence. This opposes the death penalty argument
d) Risk of executing the innocent
6) What are the current
methods of execution used in the United States today?
7) If your state has the
death penalty what methods are used?