While many of the Federal States carry out the death penalty, it has at the Federal level since 2003, so about 17 years, no death penalty given. The death penalty has been imposed since then, but not enforced. Cases in which offenders were sentenced by Federal courts to death, in the Hand of the Federal government. Minister of justice, William Barr urge to put on last, the executions to run. Most recently, the Supreme court had paved the way for the resumption after a dispute over the execution method.
In recent years, have abolished a number of Federal States, the death penalty or its execution suspended. According to the Death Penalty Information center, there is no longer this maximum penalty, in the meantime, about 20 of the 50 American States. In March of 2019 with California suspended – the state of tracts with the largest number of inmates in Death – the death penalty by decree.Updated Date: 11 July 2020, 07:19