No More Tinkering: The American Law Institute and the Death Penalty Provisions of the Model Penal Code
Carol S. Steiker
Harvard Law School
Jordan M. Steiker
University of Texas School of Law
December 1, 2010
Texas Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 2, p. 353, 2010
Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-02
U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 206
U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 215
This Special Feature contains the full text of the report we wrote for the American Law Institute that provided the scholarly background for the ALI’s eventual withdrawal of the death penalty provisions of the Model Penal Code. The report is exactly as it was submitted to the ALI, and it is preceded by an introduction providing some historical context regarding the ALI’s involvement with the death penalty and describing the report’s production and aftermath.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 70
Keywords: capital punishment, death penalty, model penal codeAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 25, 2012 ; Last revised: March 22, 2012
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