Does Delaware allow for capital punishment? Yes
Present status of the state’s capital punishment laws?Lethal injections challenged; stays on execution lifted, but appeals continue.
How many executions have taken place?76
How many executions are scheduled for 2011?One stayed
How many inmates are on Death Row?20
Is life without parole an available alternative?Yes
What methods of execution are available?Authorizes lethal injection for those whose capital offense occurred on or after June 13, 1986; those who committed the offense before that date may select lethal injection or hanging.
If lethal injection is used, what drug or drug combination is used in the state?3-drug protocol, switch to pentobarbital anticipated (delawareonline.com, 6/30/11)