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Death Row USA Winter 2008 released

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has released its quarterly report, Death Row USA for Winter 2008. The report includes a list of significant criminal and habeas cases decided in the October 2007 term, or on the docket for the October 2008 term, in the United States Supreme Court.

The report states that Nevada has 77 prisoners on death row, 28 (36%) are black, 40 (52%) are white and 8 (10%) are Latino. (Page 34 of the report). Details on specific Nevada cases are at page 53 of the report.

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