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USA: Shame in the 21st century : Three child offenders scheduled for execution in January 2000

, Index number: AMR 51/189/1999

This report examines the issue of the USA's use of the death penalty against child offenders. It focuses on three cases - Christopher Thomas, Steve Edward Roach and Glen Charles McGinnis - who are facing execution in January 2000 despite being under the age of 18 at the time of their offence. The document contains an appendix listing all child offenders who have been executed in the USA since 1990.

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