Death row inmates
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THE NUMBER OF DEATH ROW INMATES DECLINED FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT YEAR DURING 2005
Washington - The Federal Bureau of Prisons and 36 states held 3,254 inmates on death row at the end of last year, which was 66 fewer such...