• Library

    • The online library contains over 2.100 resources on the death penalty identified by the World Coalition since the beginning of the 21st century, in over 15 languages.

      Use the Advanced search button to find the report you are looking for!

      Except for documents published by the World Coalition, the library links to external resources, which do not necessarily reflect the views of the World Coalition. To report a missing document or a broken link, please contact us.
      Find out more about the Resource centre

      Search the library
      • Searches titles, authors, publishers, abstracts and keywords.
    • Search results

      Displayed by :
    • Psychological Assessments in Legal Contexts: Are Courts Keeping “Junk Science” Out of the Courtroom?
      Document published by Psychological Science in the Public Interest in 2020

    • Nobody To Talk To: Barriers to Mental Health Treatment for Family Members of Individuals Sentenced to Death and Executed
      Document published by Texas After Violence Project in 2019

    • Handbook of Forensic Psychiatric Practice in Capital Cases
      Document published by Death Penalty Project in 2018

    • Documentary: "In The Executioner's Shadow; a Story of Justice, Injustice and the Death Penalty"
      Document published by In The Executioner's Shadow in 2018

    • Death penalty disproportionately used against persons with significant mental impairments in five Florida Counties
      Document published by Fair Punishment Project in 2017

    • Prisoners on Ohio Execution List Defined by Intellectual Impairment, Mental Illness, Trauma and Young Age
      Document published by Fair Punishment Project in 2017

    • Pakistan - Joint Submission UPR Review
      Document published by Justice Project Pakistan in 2017

    • Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2016: The Year in Review
      Document published by Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty in 2016

    • Oregon's death penalty disproportionately used against persons with significant mental impairments
      Document published by Fair Punishment Project in 2016

    • Battle Scars: Military Veterans and the Death Penalty
      Document published by Death Penalty Information Center in 2015

    • 2014 World Day Report
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2015

    • Annexes 2014 World Day Report
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2015

    • Executing the Insane Is Against the Law of the Land. So Why Do We Keep Doing It?
      Document published by Mother Jones in 2015

    • Ethical Responsibilities of Physicians: Capital Punishment in the 21st Century
      Document published by Psychiatric Annals in 2015

    • Last 100 executed: Who are they?
      Document published by Death Penalty Information Center in 2014

    • THE DEATH PENALTY IN 2014: YEAR END REPORT
      Document published by Death Penalty Information Center in 2014

    • Factsheet for Parliamentarians
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2014

    • Factsheet for Journalists
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2014

    • Factsheet - Lawyers
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2014

    • Poster - 12th World Day
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2014

    • Leaflet - 12th World Day
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2014

    • Detailed Fact Sheet - Death Penalty and Mental Health
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2014

    • Fiche pour les journalistes
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2014

    • Factsheet for Prison Staff
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2014

    • Fact Sheet - Judges
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2014

    • Factsheet for Medical Professions
      Document published by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2014

    • A Tale of Two (and Possibly Three) Atkins: Intellectual Disability and Capital Punishment Twelve Years after The Supreme Court's Creation of a Categorical Bar
      Document published by William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal in 2014

    • Supreme Court of India ruling in Shatrughan Chauhan & Anr. Versus Union of India & Ors.
      Document published by Supreme Court of India in 2014

    • The Failure of Mitigation?
      Document published by Hastings Law Journal in 2014

    • The True Legacy of Atkins and Roper: The Unreliability Principle, Mentally Ill Defendants, and the Death Penalty's Unraveling
      Document published by University of Miami School of Law in 2014

    • Discrimination, Torture, and Execution: A Human Rights Analysis of the Deathe Penalty in U.S. Prisons
      Document published by International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) in 2013

    • Death Penalty and Mental Illness
      Document published by Amnesty International - USA in 2013

    • Handbook of Forensic Psychiatric Practice in Capital Cases
      Document published by The Death Penalty Project in 2013

    • The Death Penalty and Intellectual Disability: A Guide
      Document published by AAIDD- American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in 2013

    • World Report 2011
      Document published by Human Rights Watch in 2011

    • Forensic Mental Health: Assessments in Death Penalty Cases
      Document published by Oxford University Press in 2011

    • World Report 2010
      Document published by Human Rights Watch in 2010

    • Japan: Hanging by a thread: Mental health and the death penalty in Japan
      Document published by Amnesty International in 2009

    • Mental Illness and the Death Penalty
      Document published by American Civil Liberties Union in 2009

    • Double Tragedies: Victims Speak Out Against the Death Penalty for People with Severe Mental Illness
      Document published by Murder Victims' Families for Human Rights in 2009

    • Mental Illness and the Death Penalty in North Carolina
      Document published by American Civil Liberties Union in 2007

    • Executing the Mentally Ill: When Is someone Sane Enough to Die?
      Document published by Criminal Justice in 2007

    • USA: The execution of mentally ill offenders
      Document published by Amnesty International in 2006

    • Mentally Ill Prisoners on Death Row: Unsolved Puzzles for Courts and Legislatures
      Document published by Catholic University Law Review in 2004

    • Mental retardation and the death penalty
      Document published by Amnesty International in 2001

    • Beyond Reason: The Death Penalty and Offenders with Mental Retardation
      Document published by Human Rights Watch in 2001

    • Pagination
  • Worldwide Database promotional panel