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Post  Jennie on Tue Jun 17, 2008 4:32 pm

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Post  Jennie on Tue Jun 17, 2008 6:00 pm

State Abbreviation DE
State Name Delaware
Death Penalty? Yes
Number of Executions Since 1976 14
Number of Executions before 1976 62
Current Death Row Population 19
Women on Death Row 0
Date Death Penalty Re-enacted 03-29-1974
1st Execution After Re-enactment 1992
Murder Rate (per 100,000) 4.9
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 0
Number of Clemencies Granted 0
Region South
Method Authorizes lethal injection for those whose capital offense occurred on or after June 13, 1986; those who committed the offense before that date may select lethal injection or hanging.
How is the Sentence Determined? Judge may override a jury decision
Location of Death Row(s) Smyrna (Women: Claymont)
Clemency Process Governor has authority to grant clemency with nonbinding advice of Board of Pardons and Paroles
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