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Resources, Handouts, and Downloads

Online Resources

Death Penalty Information Center:

Supreme Court Cases:

Capital Case Information by State


Alabama currently has 173 prisoners on death row.

Alabama’s most recent execution: Nathaniel Woods [March 5, 2020]

General Information

Cases of Note

  • Powell v. Alabama, 287 U.S. 45 (1932)

Circuit Issues/Common Issues Raised on Appeal

Coming soon.

Trends in Capital Cases by Circuit

4th Circuit

Petitioner’s Claim: Juror Misconduct

Barnes v. Thomas, 938 F.3d 526