TITLE

MY PERSPECTIVE ON THE RECENT NEW YORK DEATH PENALTY CASES

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Robert S.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2009, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p625
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
The article presents a speech by Robert Smith, associate judge of the New York Court of Appeals, delivered at the 2009 Chief Judge Cooke Symposium. He focuses on the application of the death penalty statute in two cases, People v. Taylor and People v. LaValle. He reflected on his own life and related it to capital punishment prior to his becoming judge. In the second case, discussed the application of the deadlock instruction of the state's death penalty statute.
ACCESSION #
44881853

 

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