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 From the  to 1963 there was a gradual decline in both murders & executions in theUnited States.

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58. Our research indicates that at least 58 individuals are held under a pronounced—not always confirmed—sentence of death.

An article published in March 2010 stated that up to 24 individuals were held under sentence of death in Dubai, while another shows that at least 3 individuals have been held in Sharjah since 2003. This accounts for only two of the seven Emirates prior to 2010, and those two, only partially. Hands Off Cain displays news summary reports indicating that during 2010, 9 death sentences were commuted or overturned, while 48 were pronounced, 1 was enhanced on appeal, and 1 was confirmed in Abu Dhabi on appeal from Al Ain. Two death sentences were confirmed in Dubai, but those individuals may have already been counted in the 2010 article on death row in Dubai. It seems that very recently the death sentences pronounced against 17 Indian nationals in a bootlegging-murder case may have been reduced to 25 years’ imprisonment. Confirmed and unconfirmed death sentences seem to tally to 51 or more. The number is likely higher—for instance, one report states that over the past 3 years, 22 Indian nationals have been sentenced to death.

By the end of 2010, Hands Off Cain reported a total of 59 death sentences during the year. During January-February 2011, 7 more individuals had been sentenced to death, one had been executed, and 10 death sentences were commuted. Amnesty's numbers may differ significantly.

Since the early 1800,s, most executions have resulted from convictions for murder.

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No. Executions are not frequent in the United Arab Emirates, but we found no report of an official moratorium, and in 2008 an individual was executed for murder. In 2011, another individual was executed for child rape and murder.

In February 2008, a man was executed for the double-murder of two of his compatriots who had been mocking him about his past; he turned himself in, surrendered the murder weapon, and refused to give a defense. It is not clear whether such facts could have led to a capital conviction if he had raised a defense. This may have been a sentence awarded under Shari’a law; if statutory law had applied, this murder might not have satisfied the enumerated aggravating elements required for a death sentence.

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Abolitionists have pointed to the fact that states with the highest execution rates have the highest murder rates, whereas proponents have suggested that high murder rates had forced the adoption of execution.

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Murder rates soared to levels not seen since the 1930s andremained at that level until the late 1970s when sentiment changed and execution began to be increasingly reinstated.

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Ironically, Bundy left the Utah State Penitentiary just before it hosted the nation's first execution in decades. After the United States Supreme Court ruled the death penalty unconstitutional as practiced, some death sentences were commuted to life imprisonment while state statues were revised. Thus the diabolical Myron Lance and Walter Kelbach who had terrorized Salt Lake County during December 1966 escaped execution. In two instances they abducted a young employee from a service station in the south valley then mutilated and murdered him. They were caught after shooting up a downtown Salt Lake City bar, killing three other people.

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Five years after surviving Bundy's attack, Carol DaRonch Swenson appeared in a Florida courtroom in the penalty phase of Bundy's first murder trial. The prosecution deemed her presence important to the jury although her written testimony was stipulated into the record. Before his eventual execution, Bundy told investigators where he had left Debra Kent's body, but her remains were never found.

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(See for details.) To determine the States where homicide is most and least likelyto occur I have extracted the most & least dangerous States based on for the year 2003: States (and Puerto Rico) can be grouped by region with summary data for 2002:The regions above can be defined as:East South Central:Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee
West South Central:Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas
South Atlantic:Delaware, DC, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia
East North Central:Illinios, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin
Pacific:Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington
Mountain:Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
Middle Atlantic:New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
West North Central:Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota
New England:Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont A Scientific American article (June 1999) accounts for the high murder ratesin the South on the grounds of a "culture of honor".