TITLE

DEATH PENALTY FOR TEENS

AUTHOR(S)
Heft Jr., Frank W.; Smith, David
PUB. DATE
June 1989
SOURCE
ABA Journal;Jun89, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents opposing arguments on the issue of death penalty for U.S. teenagers who committed a capital offense. Objective criteria supporting the conclusion that the death penalty is unconstitutional punishment for juveniles; Emotional and psychological immaturity of adolescents; Consensus favoring capital punishment of juveniles.
ACCESSION #
4812679

 

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