THE SHIFTING OF THE SUPREME COURT OF GEORGIA'S DEATH PENALTY DECISIONS FROM 1998-2003
- CHAPTER X: Execution. // Badge of Infamy;1/ 1/1963, p36
Chapter X of the book "Badge of Infamy" is presented. It describes how the convict was executed by placing him into a spacesuit containing oxygen along with his contaminated belongings and were then released to space. It implies that the law set by the government is fixed and excuses no one.
- Lightning Still Strikes. McCord, David // Brooklyn Law Review;Winter2005, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p797
Argues that the capital punishment system in the U.S. in 2004 continues to be unconstitutionally arbitrary more than three decades after the case Furman versus Georgia. Legal forces that have formed the current death penalty system; Proposal for testing non-arbitrariness; Presentation and...
- Death Penalty Expected To Decline Again in 2005. St. Gerard, Vanessa // Corrections Today;Jun2005, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p17
Reports on the expected decline in death penalty in the U.S. in 2005 according to stateline.org. Percentage of decline in death sentences and executions since 1999 according to the Death Penalty Information Center; Limitation of the scope of death penalty by several court decisions.
- CAPITAL PUNISHMENT: AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE. Kaufman, Edy // Humanist;Nov/Dec1983, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p19
Discusses matters related to death penalty from an international perspective as of December 1983. Absence of universal standards governing the imposition and use of death penalty; Methods of execution; Distribution of executions around the world in 1980.
- THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT AND DEATH PENALTY APPEALS. Radelet, Michael L.; Vandiver, Margaret // Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology;Fall1983, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p913
This article provides information on death penalty statute enacted by the Florida Supreme Court. Florida was the first state to enact a post-Furman death penalty statute. Immediately after the Furman decision, a special session of the Florida legislature was called for the sole purpose of...
- Woman escapes stoning with appellate ruling. Donovan, Gill // National Catholic Reporter;4/5/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 22, p10
A Muslim appeals court in Nigeria has acquitted a woman who was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery. Safiya Hussaini, 35, had been condemned to death by an October 2001 court ruling on Islamic law, which convicted her of conceiving a child with a married neighbor. When the appellate panel...
- Supreme Court justice rules on appeal involving $500 fine. BICKFORD, PAUL // Hub (Hay River, NT);12/23/2015, Vol. 43 Issue 44, p7
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- Judicial Narratives of Ideal and Deviant Victims in Judges' Capital Sentencing Decisions. Zaykowski, Heather; Kleinstuber, Ross; McDonough, Caitlin // American Journal of Criminal Justice;Dec2014, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p716
Although the Victim's Rights Movement has led to advances for victims of crime, the use of victim impact evidence in criminal trials remains controversial due to the suspicion that such evidence enhances punitive attitudes and arbitrariness in capital sentencing outcomes. Despite a growing body...
- TEXAS CAPITAL SENTENCING PROCEDURES: THE ROLE OF THE JURY AND THE RESTRAINING HAND OF THE EXPERT. Davis, Peggy C. // Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology;Fall1978, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p300
The article explores the role of the jury and the restraining hand of the expert in capital sentencing procedures in Texas. The moral, social and legal judgment made by a jury deciding the appropriateness of a death sentence is much like that of a jury deciding the culpability of a defendant who...