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Crime Main Penal System 

     The US incarcerates far too many people, but it executes far too few. While there were over 3,100 people on death row in the US in mid-2013, only a tiny fraction are actually executed every year.

Number of Americans executed:

Year Number of people

2009 51
2010 46
2011 43
2012 43

This is roughly

 

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