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Death Penalty: Additional Resources

A guide to sources for death penalty research at College of Coastal Georgia.

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Suggested Articles

In Living Color...

Dead Man Walking (1995): A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.

The Green Mile (1999):  Based on the Stephen King novel, this story is about the lives of guards on death row leading up to the execution of a large African-American man accused of child murder and rape, who has the power of faith-healing.

True Crime (1999): A journalist discovers the man on death row might be innocent hours before his execution.

Research Topics


  • Is the death penalty effective?
  • How does legislation help to prevent racial bias in death penalty convictions?
  • When should be the death penalty be implemented?
  • Should appeals be allowed in death penalty cases?


  • Capital Punishment
  • Death Penalty
  • Criminal Justice
  • Violent Crimes
  • Death Row
  • Methods of Executions