TITLE

STATE CONSTITUTIONAL ADJUDICATION IN A FOOTNOTE? A CRITIQUE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA'S DECISION IN STATE V. KENNEDY

AUTHOR(S)
Blackwell, Kevin
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2008, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p1213
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author criticizes the Louisiana Supreme Court's decision in the case State versus Kennedy. He notes that the Court upheld a death sentence for a conviction of aggravated rape of a minor in the case. He cites the failure of the Court to articulate the standard for excessive punishment. He also mentions that the decision is not intended to advance state constitutional law.
ACCESSION #
40089101

 

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