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A Summary of the Columbia University Study by Prof. James S. Liebman

A BROKEN SYSTEM: ERROR RATES IN CAPITAL CASES 1973-1995

A Summary of the Columbia University Study by Prof. James S. Liebman
by the Death Penalty Information Center
 

The Study:

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Kentucky Death Penalty Legislation Dealing with Race

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AN ACT relating to the fair and reliable imposition of capital sentences.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

SECTION 1. A NEW SECTION OF KRS CHAPTER 532 IS CREATED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:
(1) No person shall be subject to or given a sentence of death that was sought on the basis of race.
(2) A finding that race was the basis of the decision to seek a death sentence may be established if the court finds that race was a significant factor in decisions to seek the sentence of

Statement of David C. Baldus

Prof. Baldus Statement Date: June 11, 2001 To: The Honorable Russell D. Feingold
Committee on the Judiciary, U. S. Senate
716 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington D.C. 20510-4904 From:

David C. Baldus
Joseph B. Tye Distinguished Professor of Law
College of Law, University of Iowa Re: DOJ report on the Federal Death Penalty System (June 6, 2001)

I have read U.S. Department of Justice, The Federal Death Penalty System: Supplementary Data, Analysis and Revised

DPIC Web Site Awards

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Selected as an Infography "Superlative source of information about the Death Penalty"

Selected as The Legal Time's "Site of the Week"

Selected as one of Northernlight's "Sites of the Month"

U.S. Supreme Court: Ring v. Arizona

Supreme Court Declares Defendants Have a Right to Jury Determination of Eligibility for Death Sentence

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Race and the Death Penalty in North Carolina

Race and the Death Penalty in North Carolina
An Empirical Analysis: 1993-1997

 

Principal Investigator
Dr. Isaac Unah

 

Principal Collaborator
Prof. Jack Boger Presented by The Common Sense Foundation North Carolina Council of Churches
April 16, 2001

 

 

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