Oct 25, 2013

Upcoming Events to Review Death Penalty Practice

Two events in November will exam­ine the appli­ca­tion of the death penal­ty from a vari­ety of per­spec­tives. On November 12, the American Bar Association will host the National Symposium on the Modern Death Penalty at the Car…


Sep 26, 2013

BOOKS: Grave Injustice: Unearthing Wrongful Executions”

Grave Injustice, a new book by Richard Stack, presents a crit­i­cal exam­i­na­tion of the death penal­ty through pro­files of indi­vid­u­als who were exe­cut­ed but may have been inno­cent. Their sto­ries are used to illus­trate flaws i…


Sep 20, 2013

BOOKS: Perspectives on Capital Punishment In America”

Perspectives on Capital Punishment in America is a col­lec­tion of short schol­ar­ly pieces on the death penal­ty sys­tem. The essays stem from the late Justice Thurgood Marshall’s belief that death is dif­fer­ent” and thus must…


Aug 30, 2013

BOOKS: Contemporary Religious Views on the Death Penalty

Anthony Santoro has writ­ten a new book about reli­gious per­spec­tives on the death penal­ty, Exile and Embrace: Contemporary Religious Discourse on the Death Penalty. In describ­ing the book, John D. Bessler, a law professor …