Limiting Death: Maryland's New Death Penalty Law
Michael A. Millemann
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
December 28, 2010
Maryland Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, p. 272, 2010
University of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-15
In this Article, I describe and analyze the State of Maryland's 2009 death penalty law. This law adds three new death-eligibility criteria to the pre-existing law. These new evidentiary criteria supplement the pre-existing substantive death-eligibility criteria. As a result, Maryland now has one of the most restrictive death penalties in the country.
Keywords: Capital Punishment, Death PenaltyAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 19, 2011
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