A Comparative Study of the Jewish and the United States Constitutional Law of Capital Punishment
Steven Davidoff Solomon
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law; University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 3, p. 93, Fall 1996
This essay contrasts the Jewish system of capital punishment with the United States judicial experience. It examines the why and how of capital punishment's sparing employment in the Jewish law and oftentimes judicially encouraged use in the United States.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 18
Keywords: Jewish Law, Capital Punishment, Comparative Law, Talmudic Law
JEL Classification: N40Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: May 14, 2007
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