Skip to comments.Executions in U.S. down by 13 in 2000
Posted on 12/10/2001 10:07:07 PM PST by JohnHuang2Edited on 07/12/2004 3:49:55 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
Fourteen states executed 85 prisoners in 2000, 13 fewer than in 1999, the Justice Department said yesterday.
The executed prisoners, including 83 men and 2 women, spent an average of 11 years and 5 months on death row, 6 months less than those executed in 1999, according to a report released by the department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS).
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Don't worry. There will be plenty more executions soon: We have one John Walker Lindh and some of his friends coming in from Afghanistan and marching straight to their graves.