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Featuring opinion and analysis from DPF staff, board members, and guest writers, and others with first-hand experience of the death penalty system.

  • The Focus is our monthly newsletter featuring US and international news stories and interviews from our Voices feature.
  • Updates are written by the Death Penalty Focus staff–events, breaking news, and photos
  • Guest posts are written by our friends in the movement
  • Voices is our interview series from The Focus, featuring people who have first-hand experience with the death penalty system

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Blog / February 10, 2017

Five states put repeal on the table 


For whatever reason - cost, racial disparity, wrongful conviction - five states are now looking at repealing and replacing the death penalty.

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