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Post  Jennie on Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:04 pm

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Post  Jennie on Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:32 pm

State Abbreviation TN
State Name Tennessee
Death Penalty? Yes
Number of Executions Since 1976 4
Number of Executions before 1976 335
Current Death Row Population 96
Women on Death Row 2
Date Death Penalty Re-enacted 02-27-1974
1st Execution After Re-enactment 2000
Murder Rate (per 100,000) 6.8
Is Life Without Parole an Option? Yes
Can a defendant get death for a felony in which s/he was not responsible for the murder? Yes
Number of Innocent Persons Freed From Death Row 1
Number of Clemencies Granted 1
Region South
Method Authorizes lethal injection for those whose capital offense occurred after December 31, 1998; those who committed the offense before that date may select electrocution instead of lethal injection by written waiver.
How is the Sentence Determined? Jury
Location of Death Row(s) Nashville
Clemency Process Governor has authority to grant clemency with nonbinding advice of Board of Pardons and Paroles
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