TITLE

THE MARSHALL HYPOTHESIS AND THE RISE OF ANTI-DEATH PENALTY JUDGES

AUTHOR(S)
AARONS, DWIGHT
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Tennessee Law Review;Winter2013, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p381
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author comments on law student Crystal Enekwa's article on capital punishment and Marshall Hypothesis, a belief of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall who supports that the death penalty comes from a lack of knowledge about it. It explains Marshall's viewpoint in the case Furman v. Georgia that death penalty violated the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. It analyzes Marshall's colleague's statements questioning the effectiveness of death penalty.
ACCESSION #
87412918

 

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