An outgrowth of a conference sponsored by The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life containing transcripts, essays and other informational resources focusing on religion and the death penalty.
Site provides a summary of prominent religious organizations and their stances on capital punishment, with references to source documents.
A non-profit organization that provides analysis and information on issues of capital punishment.
In the February 8, 2000 issue, Michael Kroll's "Executioner's swan song?" remarks on the death penalty and its status in contemporary politics.
A two-year project that teams up with radio producers and journalists to tell stories about the criminal system. Contains links to audio used in this program.
An American RadioWorks special report about an audio diary, kept in the weeks before Timothy McVeigh's execution, by a woman who lost her brother in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
The Online NewsHour on PBS reports on the 5-4 ruling (March 1, 2005) that determined the death penalty for offenders under the age of 18 is unconstitutionally cruel.
is author of Forgiving the Dead Man Walking.
is a lecturer, community activist, and author of Dead Man Walking.
is author, teacher of Jewish Law at the University of Judaism, and rabbi of Congregation B'nai Israel.