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The Cost of the Death Penalty in Maryland
| Cataloged on:
Apr. 04, 2008
ANNOTATION: The prison and adjudication costs in Maryland of capital-eligible cases with and without the application of the death penalty are determined. This report has these sections: abstract; executive summary; the cost of the death penalty; and results. The cost of a capital-eligible case without the death penalty costs $1.1 million; unsuccessfully seeking the death penalty costs $1.8 million; and a case resulting in the death penalty will cost around $3 million.