Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier

CUNY School of Law

Professor of Law

2 Court Square

Long Island City, NY 11101

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Dead Innocent: The Death Penalty Abolitionist Search for a Wrongful Execution

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 2, p. 43, 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jul 2007
Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 1,302 (8,004)

Abstract:

death penalty, capital punishment, moratorium, abolition, civil rights, legal history, innocent, innocence, wrongful executions, executions

2.

Another Place Beyond Here: The Death Penalty Moratorium Movement in the United States

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 73, 2002
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 15 Jul 2006
Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 501 (33,207)
Citation 1

Abstract:

death penalty, capital punishment, moratorium, abolition, civil rights, lynching, international, legal history

3.

Vigilante Justice: Prosecutor Misconduct in Capital Cases

Wayne Law Review, Vol. 55, pp. 1327-1385, 2009
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
CUNY School of Law, Fordham University School of Law, Private Practice and New York County Defender Services
Downloads 436 (46,246)

Abstract:

capital punishment, death penalty, prosecutor misconduct, prosecutorial misconduct, prosecutor, ethics, Brady v. Maryland, Batson, criminal law, professional conduct, professional misconduct

4.

Aggravating and Mitigating Factors: The Paradox of Today's Arbitrary and Mandatory Capital Punishment Scheme

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 6, No. 2, 1998
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 08 Nov 2007
Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 430 (31,441)
Citation 2

Abstract:

death penalty, capital punishment, aggravating factors, aggravating circumstances, mitigating factors, mitigating, mitigating circumstances, legislatures, statutes, Eighth Amendment, eligibility factors

5.

The Undiscovered Country: Execution Competency & Comprehending Death

Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 98, pp. 263-299, 2009/2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 345 (65,779)

Abstract:

Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Competency, Competent, Insane, Insanity, Ford, Panetti, Mental Illness, Mentally Ill, Competent to be Executed, Execution Competency, Execution, Eighth Amendment

6.

Casting a Wider Net: Another Decade of Legislative Expansion of the Death Penalty in the United States

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jan 2007
Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 295 (63,116)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Death penalty, capital punishment, aggravating factors, aggravating circumstances, legislatures, statutes, Eighth Amendment, eligibility factors

7.

A Tear in the Eye of the Law: Mitigating Factors and the Progression Toward a Disease Theory of Criminal Justice

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 83, 2004
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 15 Jul 2006
Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 277 (65,362)
Citation 2

Abstract:

criminal law, death penalty, capital punishment, mitigation, mitigating factors, mitigating circumstances, Bazelon, philosophy, crime, free will, determinism, psychology, causes of crime, rotten social background, RSB

8.

Our Existential Death Penalty: Judges, Jurors, and Terror Management

Law & Psychology Review, Vol. 32, p. 55, 2008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Jan 2009
Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 251 (86,065)

Abstract:

death penalty, capital punishment, jury selection, voir dire, terror management, Ernest Becker, psychology, existential, mortality salience, death, volunteers, judges

9.

Drink, Drugs, and Drowsiness: The Constitutional Right to Effective Assistance of Counsel and the Strickland Prejudice Requirement

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 3, 1996
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Nov 2007
Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 202 (101,651)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Sixth Amendment, right to counsel, ineffective assistance, effective assistance, sleeping lawyers, strickland, prejudice, impaired attorneys

10.

The Lexicon Has Become a Fortress: The United States Supreme Court's Use of Dictionaries

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 47, p. 227, 1999
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Samuel Thumma and Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
Perkins Coie and CUNY School of Law
Downloads 197 (113,876)

Abstract:

dictionary, dictionaries, supreme court, lexicon

11.

Scaling the Lexicon Fortress: The United States Supreme Court’s Use of Dictionaries in the Twenty-First Century

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 94, 2010
Number of pages: 183 Posted: 09 May 2011
Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier and Samuel Thumma
CUNY School of Law and Perkins Coie
Downloads 128 (166,697)

Abstract:

Dictionary, Dictionaries, Supreme Court, Justices

12.

Let's Make a Deal: Waiving the Eighth Amendment by Selecting a Cruel and Unusual Punishment

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 615-52, Winter 2000
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jul 2010
Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 99 (161,159)
Citation 2

Abstract:

capital punishment, death penalty, waive, waiver, eighth amendment, cruel and unusual, execution, execution methods, banishment, castration

13.

The Lexicon Remains a Fortress: An Update

Green Bag, Vol. 5, No. 51, 2001
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Jul 2006
Samuel Thumma and Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
Perkins Coie and CUNY School of Law
Downloads 90 (219,983)

Abstract:

dictionary, dictionaries, supreme court, lexicon

14.

Confession for the Soul?: A Lawyer's Moral Advice to a Guilty Client About Saving an Innocent Defendant

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Jan 2013
Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
CUNY School of Law
Downloads 85 (230,936)

Abstract:

Ethics, attorney-client, attorney-client relationship, morality, Rules of Professional Conduct, professional responsibility, criminal defendants, innocence

15.

Samuel a. Thumma & Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier, Appendix a: Terms Defined by the United States Supreme Court, from the Lexicon Has Become a Fortress: The United States Supreme Court's Use of Dictionaries

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 47, p. 303, 1999
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Samuel Thumma and Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
Perkins Coie and CUNY School of Law
Downloads 68 (270,271)

Abstract:

dictionary, dictionaries, supreme court, lexicon

16.
Downloads 60 (285,869)

Abstract:

dictionary, dictionaries, supreme court, lexicon

17.
Downloads 50 (308,154)

Abstract:

dictionary, dictionaries, supreme court, lexicon

18.

Celebrating the Jurisprudence of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Scrupulous in Applying the Law: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Capital Punishment

New York City Law Review, Vol. 7, p. 241, 2004
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jan 2009
Sidney L. Harring and Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
CUNY School of Law and CUNY School of Law
Downloads 37 (333,940)

Abstract:

Death Penalty, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Capital Punishment, U.S. Supreme Court

19.

Empire State Injustice: Based Upon a Decade of New Information: A Preliminary Evaluation of How New York's Death Penalty System Fails to Meet Standards for Accuracy and Fairness

Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal, Vol. 4, p. 85, 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Apr 2011
Human Rights Watch, CUNY School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Downloads 19 (427,670)

Abstract:

Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Criminal Procedure, Informants, Confessions, Videotape, Lineup Procedures, Scientific Evidence, Aggravating Factors, Bifurcated Trials, Burden of Proof, Judicial Discretion, Capital Punishment Review Commission, Legislatures