The New Jersey Supreme Court in the 1990s: Independence is Only Skin Deep
- How Unconditional Is the Right to Life? CUPICH, BLASE J. // America;1/29/2007, Vol. 196 Issue 3, p14
The author argues the need of state legislation against abortion and capital punishment asserting the significance of right to life. Legislators of South Dakota debated on the issues in the session that started January 9, 2007. Supporters of pro-life and anti-abortion laws are working to bring...
- The Death Penalty as Delineated by the Old Testament. Blecker, Robert // USA Today Magazine;Nov2004, Vol. 133 Issue 2714, p56
Looks at Biblical passages that trace the roots for how modern society deals with the execution of killers. Highlights of the Supreme Court's management with regards to death penalty statutes and trials in 1972; Examples of crime incidents in the Old Testament and how God dealt with the person...
- High stakes for upcoming hearing on Kansas Dismemberment Abortion ban. Ostrowski, Kathy // National Right to Life News;Nov2015, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p20
The article reports on the court hearing on the Dismemberment Abortion ban in Kansas supported by pro-life organizations. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is appealing a lower court decision that blocked implementation of the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act. The...
- The war on your rights. Howell, D. // Mother Jones;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p41
Opposes HR 1400, a bill, sponsored by President George Bush, currently in the House. If passed, it will limit federal death-penalty appeals, speed executions, and expand capital punishment to include drug offenses that do not involve a murder.
- Reversal on death penalty. // State Government News;Dec97, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p9
Reports on a legislative reversal of a vote to reinstate capital punishment or death penalty in Massachusetts with an 80-80 vote. Representative John P. Slattery's concern over the reinstatement proposal's inadequate protection for innocent people, juveniles and minorities; Number of states that...
- House clears barriers to death sentence. // Human Events;4/29/94, Vol. 50 Issue 16, p22
Reports on the passage of an amendment to the American Omnibus crime bill requiring juries to weigh aggravating factors against mitigating factors before imposing death penalty for federal crimes. Coverage of the amendment; Opposition to the amendment; Vote.
- The Federal execution rush. Vest, Jason // Progressive;May95, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p20
Focuses on the rationality of federal crimes declared as punishable by death in the United States. Neglect by Congress to specify a method of execution; Haste by the US Justice Department to promulgate a set of regulations; Example of a death decision for David Ronald Chandler illustrating the...
- Death penalty panel named. // New York Amsterdam News;8/19/95, Vol. 86 Issue 33, p4
Reports on the convening of four screening panels to oversee death penalty legislation in New York State. Role of panels to ensure death row convicts have adequate legal representation; Panels' composition.
- How the death penalty barbarians got through. Farrell Jr., Herman D. // New York Amsterdam News;3/25/95, Vol. 86 Issue 12, p12
Editorial. Comments on the passage of death penalty legislation in the New York state legislature. Background of the passage of bill; Comment on the passage.