A map showing the use of the death penalty in the United States. GREEN: State does not use the death penalty. (Vermont has death penalty for treason, but not murder). RED: State uses the death penalty.

RED: States/territories with active death penalty statute that have executed an inmate in the last 10 years. ORANGE: States/territories with active death penalty statute that have not executed an inmate in the last 10 years. LIGHT BLUE: States/territories, where the death penalty statute is being constitutionally challenged. DARK BLUE: States/territories with active death penalty statute that have a moratorium in place. LIGHT GREEN: States/territories which abolished the death penalty recently, but the abolition was not retroactive (e.g. there are still people eligible to be executed). DARK GREEN: States/territories without death penalty. No people eligible to be executed. Note: Vermont doesn’t have capital punishment for first degree murder, but it still retains death penalty for treason.

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Capital Punishment (Death Penalty) USA

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