The UK Government values the significant contribution the Death Penalty Project has made in global action on the death penalty.

LATEST NEWS


All prisoners serving life sentence in Belize to be re-sentenced following major decision of the Caribbean Court of Justice

April 2018
At least 44 prisoners currently serving life sentences in Belize will be re-sentenced following an ...
Read more

Split Decision (Private Eye on the JCPC’s judgment in Jay Chandler)

March 2018
As reported in Private Eye Issue No.1466 (23 March- 5 April 2018) Privy Council judges ...
Read more

UK judges uphold death sentence of Trinidad prisoner despite him “more likely than not” having serious mental illness

March 2018
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) has rejected the appeal of death row ...
Read more

Singapore public opinion survey shows low support for the mandatory death penalty

March 2018
Research by the National University of Singapore has revealed that the Singaporean public favours a ...
Read more

Authorities Database

Our legal authorities database indexes over 1300 judgments and other documents from jurisdictions around the world relating to human rights and the death penalty. You can search for cases by name, date, jurisdiction, features and a number of human rights themes. For copyright reasons not all the judgments themselves can be downloaded but we hope the database will assist legal professionals in their research.

Search:  
Jurisdiction:
Court:
From:
To:
Tags