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Oct 17, 2018

ABA Panel Explores History, Morality of Death Penalty

Has the death penal­ty evolved into an anachro­nism?” asked a pan­el at the August 2, 2018 American Bar Association Annual Meeting in Chicago. Moderator Ronald Tabak, chair of the ABA Death Penalty Committee, and pan­elists Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago; Karen Gottlieb, co-direc­tor of the Florida Center for Capital Representation; Meredith Martin Rountree, senior lec­tur­er at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law; and Robert Dunham, exec­u­tive direc­tor of the Death Penalty Information Center sought to answer that ques­tion through a dis­cus­sion of the last forty years…