Wikipedia: Capital Punishment
User-created article about the death penalty, exploring the history of the judicially-ordered execution of a prisoner as punishment for a serious crime.
Dead Man Eating
Chronicles the last meals of prisoners awaiting execution.
Executions in the U.S. 1608-1987: The Espy File
Historical record of all executions in the pre- and post-colonial USA, categorized by ethnicity, as well as chronological, alphabetical, and geographical order. From the Death Penalty Information Center.
Frontline: The Execution
An examination of capital punishment through the life and crimes of self-confessed double murderer Clifford Boggess, who was executed in Texas in June 1998 after spending almost ten years on death row.
Yahoo! News Full Coverage: Death Penalty
Ongoing, in-depth coverage of capital punishment cases in the United States. Includes wire stories, feature articles, opinion pieces, and video clips.