Center for Death Penalty Studies

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The Center for Death Penalty Studies’ mission is to strengthen the international dimension of the fight against the death penalty.

The center for Death Penalty Studies at Lamar is striving to achieve the following aims:

  1. provide information about the application of the death penalty in the U.S. and Internationally;
  2. assist in developing an informed position on capital punishment;
  3. produce a better understanding of capital punishment laws in Texas and Middle Eastern countries;
  4. support national and regional abolitionist forces.

Links to Lamar CJ Program

Criminal Justice Program



Graduate Program in Criminal Justice