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Death Penalty, Federally Eligible Crimes

  • By: Janice K. Dunham
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The federal government, as well as the individual state governments, can impose the death penalty. It can impose a death sentence in federal courts or in military court under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. American Indian courts try capital cases ...

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