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States That Authorize the Death Penalty for Crimes Other than Murder


Below are the 11 states that permit the death penalty for crimes other than murder. Click a state to see more information about its death penalty requirements.

STATE CRIME (statute)
Arkansas Treason (§ 5-4-104)
California Treason (CA Penal Code § 37-38)
Colorado Treason (§ 18-11-101)
Florida Drug Trafficking (§ 921.142)
Georgia Hijacking an aircraft (§ 16-5-44)
Treason (§ 16-11-1)
Louisiana Treason (R.S. 14:113)
Mississippi Aircraft Piracy (§ 97-25-55)
Treason (§ 97-7-67)
Missouri Treason (§ 576-070)
New Mexico Espionage (§ 20-12-42)
Vermont Treason (13 V.S.A. § 3401)
Washington Treason (§ 9.82.010)


Related Links
States with the Death Penalty and States with Death Penalty Bans
US Executions from 1608-2002: A Demographic Breakdown of the Executed Population
Forms of Execution in the United States