TITLE

THE FACTS ABOUT RING V. ARIZONA AND THE JURY'S ROLE IN CAPITAL SENTENCING

AUTHOR(S)
Kamin, Sam; Marceau, Justin
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law;Mar2011, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p529
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case Ring v. Arizona wherein the Supreme Court of the U.S. passed the judgment of capital sentencing with reference to the court ruling on the case Apprendi v. New Jersey. The jury's right of sentencing of death and its decision making was questioned by the Ring case. Information on the role of the capital jury that includes fact finding regarding the case and the role of the judges of ultimately passing the judgment is also presented.
ACCESSION #
76111527

 

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