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FIGURE 2-1 Annual number of executions in the United States from 1930 to 2010.
SOURCE: Bureau of Justice Statistics (2010, Figure 2).

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FIGURE 2-2 Annual number of death sentences and executions in the United States from 1976 to 2009.
SOURCE: Bureau of Justice Statistics (2010, Tables 13, 19).



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