News and Information Sites

Death Penalty Information Center

Death Penalty Information Center

Death Penalty Information Center

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DPIC is a national non-profit organization serving the media 

and the public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment.


Equal Justice Initiative

Death Penalty Information Center

Death Penalty Information Center

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EJI provides legal representation 

to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons. They challenge the death penalty and excessive punishment and provide re-entry assistance to formerly incarcerated people. 


Death Penalty Focus

Death Penalty Information Center

National Conference of State Legislatures

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Death Penalty Focus is committed to the abolition of the death penalty through public education, grassroots organizing and political advocacy, media outreach, and domestic and international coalition building. 

National Conference of State Legislatures

National Conference of State Legislatures

National Conference of State Legislatures

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NCSL represents the legislatures 

in the states, territories and commonwealth of the U.S. Its mission is to advance the effectiveness, independence and integrity of legislatures and to foster interstate cooperation and facilitate the exchange of information among legislatures. 

The Appeal

National Conference of State Legislatures

American Civil Liberties Union

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The Appeal produces original journalism about criminal justice that engages the public and holds officials to account. They focus on the most significant drivers of mass incarceration, which occur at the 

state and local level. 

American Civil Liberties Union

National Conference of State Legislatures

American Civil Liberties Union

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The ACLU is a nonprofit organization founded to defend and preserve  individual rights and liberties. The ACLU was founded to ensure the promise of the Bill of Rights and to expand its reach to people historically denied its protections.