In Harm's Way--A Dismal State of Justice: The Legal Odyssey of Cesar Fierro
- Five sentenced to death in delayed, swift trials. // Tibetan Review: The Monthly Magazine on all Aspects of Tibet;May2009, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p4
The article reports on the judgment of five Tibetans who were alleged of arson leading to deaths of Chinese immigrant shopkeepers during the protests on March 14-15, 2008 in Lhasa, China. They had been sentenced to death for alleged act of arson. While two faced immediate execution, the...
- Developmental Disability: Death Delayed. // Correctional Mental Health Report;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p30
The article focuses on a ruling by a court in Texas in a lawsuit involving a murder convict who was sentenced to death in 1992. The court stayed the convict's execution after he was found to be having mild mental retardation. It is suggested that persons suffering from a serious mental illness...
- Supreme Court Rules Execution Of Juveniles Unconstitutional. // Jet;3/21/2005, Vol. 107 Issue 12, p11
Reports that the United States Supreme Court has outlawed the death penalty for juvenile criminals. Reasons for their decision; History of the court's past decisions regarding the death penalty; Comment from Justice Antonin Scalia, who asserts that capital punishment should be determined by...
- A Stubborn Legacy: The Overwhelming Importance of Race in Jury Selection in 173 Post-Batson North Carolina Capital Trials. Grosso, Catherine M.; O'Brien, Barbara // Iowa Law Review;Jul2012, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p1531
The article focuses on the implementation of North Carolina Racial Justice Act of 2009 (RJA) that protects claims of racial bias in jury selection. It discusses authorization of RJA to examine the patterns that emerge in strike decisions of death penalty and protection of defendants from death...
- The First White. // Time;12/21/1959, Vol. 74 Issue 25, p24
The article discusses a court case wherein the defendant, Peter Harold Richard Poole, was sentenced to death for the murder of a black man in Nairobi, Kenya.
- SUDAN-PEACE. // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);1/21/2010, Vol. 190 Issue 4773, p11
The article reports that two members of Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) were sentenced to death on January 19, 2009 for their involvement in an attack in Khartoum, Sudan in 2008. The two JEM members and 103 others also awaiting for execution were due to be freed under a goodwill agreement in...
- Abuse of Justice. Shariff, M. Y. // Economic & Political Weekly;6/28/2014, Vol. 49 Issue 26/27, p5
Two letters to the editor are presented in response to the article "Akshardham Judgment I: The Law at Work" by Ravi Nair and "Akshardam: Judgment II: Between Callousness and Complicity" by Saurav Datta in the June 21, 2014 issue.
- Court of Appeal to rule on Brightlingsea dispute over restrictive covenant. Dyer, Clare // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/10/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6530, p1242
Focuses on the court case on brightlingsea dispute over restrictive covenant. Ruling of the Court of Appeals on the case; Notification of retirement; Recollection of previous High Court decision.
- Excerpts From Ruling in Richmond V. J.A. Croson Company. // Education Week;2/1/1989, Vol. 8 Issue 19, p20
Several excerpts from the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in "City of Richmond versus J.A. Croson Co." are presented.