TITLE

DESERVING OF LIFE: A MITIGATING FACTOR APPROACH TO THE NARROWING MANDATE IN CAPITAL SENTENCING

AUTHOR(S)
WANG, ANDY T.
PUB. DATE
July 2015
SOURCE
Harvard Journal on Legislation;2015, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p509
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores a new legislative but court-driven approach to death penalty narrowing in the U.S. Topics discussed include decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in several cases related to capital punishment including Furman v. Georgia, Gregg v. Georgia and McGautha v. California, use of aggravators in death penalty sentencing and advantages of mitigators approach in death penalty sentencing and challenges in front of court-driven approach.
ACCESSION #
110564140

 

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