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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


ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 3, p. 93, Fall 1996

Abstract:     
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: N40

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Date posted: May 14, 2007  

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Davidoff Solomon, Steven, A Comparative Study of the Jewish and the United States Constitutional Law of Capital Punishment. ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 3, p. 93, Fall 1996. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=986061

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Steven M. Solomon (Contact Author)
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law ( email )
215 Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
United States
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