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The Death Penalty: Who Dies and Why

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RadioEd is a biweekly podcast created by the DU Newsroom that taps into the University of Denver’s deep pool of bright brains to explore new takes on today’s top stories. 

The criminal justice system in the United States is under scrutiny as calls for reform growIn this episode, we take a closer look at the death penalty. We talk its evolution and how the United States compares to the rest of the world on capital punishment. University of Denver criminology and sociology professor Scott Phillips shares insights from his latest research on the subject and reveals what his team found about the death penalty as it relates to race and gender.

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Scott Phillips

Scott Phillips is a professor in the Department of Sociology & Criminology in the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

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