The Death Penalty Worldwide: Developments in 2002.

Index Number: ACT 50/002/2003
Date Published: 10 April 2003

This paper covers significant events concerning the death penalty during the year 2002. Other subjects covered in this paper include significant judicial decisions; important studies; the use of the death penalty against the innocent; reductions in the scope of the death penalty; moratoria and commutations; and moves to restrict appeals in capital cases.

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