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Criminal Procedure

University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law

Capital Punishment

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Furman, After Four Decades, J. Thomas Sullivan Jan 2013

Furman, After Four Decades, J. Thomas Sullivan

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Problems of racial discrimination in the imposition of capital sentences, disclosure of misconduct by prosecutors and police, inconsistency in the quality of defense afforded capital defendants, exoneration of death row inmates due to newly available DNA testing, and, most recently, controversies surrounding the potential for cruelty in the execution process itself continue to complicate views about the morality, legality, and practicality of reliance on capital punishment to address even the most heinous of homicide offenses. Despite repeated efforts by the Supreme Court to craft a capital sentencing framework that ensures that death sentences be imposed fairly in light of the ...


Reforming Federal Death Penalty Procedures: Four Modest Proposals To Improve The Administration Of The Ultimate Penalty, Robert E. Steinbuch Jan 2007

Reforming Federal Death Penalty Procedures: Four Modest Proposals To Improve The Administration Of The Ultimate Penalty, Robert E. Steinbuch

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The Capital Defendant's Right To Make A Personal Plea For Mercy: Common Law Allocution And Constitutional Mitigation, J. Thomas Sullivan Jan 1985

The Capital Defendant's Right To Make A Personal Plea For Mercy: Common Law Allocution And Constitutional Mitigation, J. Thomas Sullivan

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