Kennedy v. Louisiana: A Chapter of Subtle Changes in the Supreme Court's Book on the Death Penalty
Catholic University of America (CUA)
December 29, 2008
Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 98-106, 2008
This paper examines the recent decision regarding the unconstitutionality of Louisiana's death penalty punishment for certain cases of child rape. The paper explores some of the nuanced language of the opinion as it indicates sublte shifts in the Court's death penalty analysis.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 9
Keywords: death penaltyAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: August 2, 2009
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