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Post  Jennie on Tue Jun 17, 2008 4:48 pm

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Post  Jennie on Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:48 pm

State Abbreviation NE
State Name Nebraska
Death Penalty? Yes
Number of Executions Since 1976 3
Number of Executions before 1976 34
Current Death Row Population 10
Women on Death Row 0
Date Death Penalty Re-enacted 04-20-1973
1st Execution After Re-enactment 1994
Murder Rate (per 100,000) 2.8
Is Life Without Parole an Option? Yes
Can a defendant get death for a felony in which s/he was not responsible for the murder? Yes
Number of Innocent Persons Freed From Death Row 1
Number of Clemencies Granted 0
Region Midwest
Method Electrocution was ruled unconstitutional by the state supreme court in February 2008, there is no other method in place.
How is the Sentence Determined? Jury decides on aggravators (must be unanimous); 3 Judge panel decides sentence
Location of Death Row(s) Tecumseh (Women: York)
Clemency Process An Executive panel -- including the governor -- has the authority to grant clemency
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