Capital punishment is a vast area of study that crosses many research boundaries. This research guide is intended as a starting point for researching capital punishment issues in the United States and is aimed at assisting UI law students. As a starting point, the materials in this guide cover various aspects of capital punishment and in varying depths. Use the materials to provide a foundation for your topic as well as a guide to other sources.
N.B.: The collections of books and other items are primarily gleaned from the collection at the University of Iowa Law Library; therefore you will see call numbers or web links to local resources.
Other guides that may be of interest include: