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The Execution Should Be Televised: An Amendment Making Executions Public


Zachary Baron Shemtob


Independent

David Lat


affiliation not provided to SSRN

April 29, 2011

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 3, p. 859, Spring 2011

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At the time of the American Revolution, executions were conducted in public. Our proposed constitutional amendment would make them public once again. Making executions public might seem intuitively troubling or even morally archaic. Reinstating public executions, however, would offer a profound affirmation of democratic transparency and accountability.

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Keywords: Capital Punishment, Criminal Law, Criminal Justice

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Date posted: August 1, 2011 ; Last revised: August 4, 2011

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Shemtob, Zachary Baron and Lat, David, The Execution Should Be Televised: An Amendment Making Executions Public (April 29, 2011). Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 3, p. 859, Spring 2011. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1899623

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