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23rd Annual Awards Dinner Draws Stars, Activists, and ExonereesDPF's 23rd Annual Awards Dinner honored Gov. Martin O'Malley, UN Special Rapporteur Juan Mendez, Actor Peter Sarsgaard, and CAP Executive Director Michael Millman among many others. [Read More]


Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, cast of The Killing and UN human-rights advocate among honorees at upcoming Death Penalty Focus Awards Dinner [Read More]


Mississippi Woman Granted New TrialMichelle Byrom was scheduled to be executed on March 27. Now, she has been granted a new trial.  [Read More]



23rd Annual Awards DinnerTickets on sale now! Join us on April 15, 2014 in Beverly Hills for the 23rd Annual Awards Dinner. Honorees include Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley; Juan Mendez, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture; Michael Millman, Executive Director of the California Appellate Project; and the Cast and Crew of ... [Read More]
International Campaign to End the Death PenaltyDeath Penalty Focus sits on the steering committee of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty.  [Read More]
Mimi Kennedy
Burbank, CA
When the state legislates murder to punish murder, there is no end to the cycle of violence. In our nation, the death penalty has long been an instrument of unequal justice, a temptation to indulge in the worst sins of our national spirit: fear, revenge, racism. Let's abolish it and end the cycle of violence.
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