Costs of the Death Penalty

November 20, 2007

In 1993, the extra cost to North Carolina taxpayers for prosecuting one case capitally was more than $2.16 million. Philip Cook discusses the current costs of death penalty executions. Cook is the Professor of Public Policy Studies, and Economic and Sociology at the Sanford Institute of Public Policy.

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