Maybe it’s just because my summer job brings me into contact with America’s own weird system of capital punishment, but I found this doc by the BBC pretty interesting:
It’s good! (If unsurprisingly Brit-centric.) Watch all six parts!
Fascinating fact: although 35 states have the death penalty on the books, about half of all actual executions are performed in Texas.
(via Kate Beaton of Hark! A Vagrant)