Stephen B. Bright

Southern Center for Human Rights

President and Senior Counsel

83 Poplar St. NW

Atlanta, GA 30303-2122

United States

Yale University - Law School

Visiting Lecturer in Law

127 Wall St.

New Haven, CT 06511

United States

http://www.law.yale.edu/faculty/SBright.htm

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Discrimination, Death and Denial: The Tolerance of Racial Discrimination in Infliction of the Death Penalty

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, 1995
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 192 (155,757)
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Will the Death Penalty Remain Alive in the Twenty-First Century?: International Norms, Discrimination, Arbitrariness, and the Risk of Executing the Innocent

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2001, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 107 (250,014)

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Elected Judges and the Death Penalty in Texas: Why Full Habeas Corpus Review by Independent Federal Judges is Indispensable to Protecting Constitutional Rights

Texas Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 7, 2000
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 94 (272,607)

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Judges and the Politics of Death: Deciding between the Bill of Rights and the Next Election in Capital Cases

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 759, 1995, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Stephen B. Bright and Patrick Keenan
Southern Center for Human Rights and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 77 (308,233)

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In Defense of Life: Enforcing the Bill of Rights on Behalf of Poor, Minority and Disadvantaged Persons Facing the Death Penalty

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 3, 1992
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 47 (393,693)
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6.

Counsel for the Poor: The Death Sentence Not for the Worst Crime But for the Worst Lawyer

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 103, No. 7, 1994
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 46 (397,189)
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Death Penalty as the Answer to Crime: Costly, Counterproductive and Corrupting

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, 1996
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 37 (431,188)

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Legal Representation for the Poor: Can Society Afford This Much Injustice?

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 37 (431,188)

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Fifty Years of Defiance and Resistance after Gideon v. Wainwright

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 122, No. 2150, 2013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 May 2016
Stephen B. Bright and Sia Sanneh
Southern Center for Human Rights and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 34 (443,511)

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10.

Political Attacks on the Judiciary: Can Justice Be Done Amid Efforts to Intimidate and Remove Judges from Office for Unpopular Decisions?

New York University Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 2, 1997
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 33 (447,729)
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11.

Right to Counsel in Death Penalty and Other Criminal Cases: Neglect of the Most Fundamental Right and What We Should Do About it

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 31 (456,817)

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12.

Can Judicial Independence Be Attained in the South? Overcoming History, Elections, and Misconceptions About the Role of the Judiciary

Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, 1998
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 28 (471,206)

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13.

The Politics of Crime and the Death Penalty: Not 'Soft on Crime,' But Hard on the Bill of Rights

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 2, 1992
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 25 (487,052)

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14.

Is Fairness Irrelevant?: The Evisceration of Federal Habeas Corpus Review and Limits on the Ability of State Courts to Protect Fundamental Rights

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 1, 1997
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 24 (492,509)

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15.

Death by Lottery--Procedural Bar of Constitutional Claims in Capital Cases Due to Inadequate Representation of Indigent Defendants

West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 3, 1990
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 23 (498,022)

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16.

Casualties of the War on Crime: Fairness, Reliability and the Credibility of Criminal Justice Systems

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 2, 1997
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 19 (520,989)

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17.

The Death Penalty and the Society We Want

Pierce Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 15 (544,172)

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18.

Breaking the Most Vulnerable Branch: Do Rising Threats to Judicial Independence Preclude Due Process in Capital Cases?

Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 1, 1999
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 May 2016
Southern Center for Human Rights, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, University of Tennessee College of Law, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Holland & Knight LLP and Harvard Law School
Downloads 12 (562,165)
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19.

Failure to Achieve Fairness: Race and Poverty Continue to Influence Who Dies

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
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20.

Neither Equal Nor Just: The Rationing and Denial of Legal Services to the Poor When Life and Liberty Are at Stake

NYU Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 1997, No. 3, 1997
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
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21.

Death Penalty Moratorium: Fairness, Integrity at Stake - Speaking Out in Favor of the ABA's Position

Criminal Justice Magazine, Vol. 13, Summer 1998
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
Downloads 11 (568,285)

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Capital punishment

22.

Overcoming Defiance of the Constitution: The Need for a Federal Role in Protecting the Right to Counsel in Georgia

American Constitution Society - Issue Brief, September, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
Stephen B. Bright and Lauren Sudeall
Southern Center for Human Rights and Georgia State University College of Law
Downloads 11 (568,285)

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Right to Counsel, Sixth Amendment

23.

The Electric Chair and the Chain Gang: Choices and Challenges for America's Future

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 5, 1996
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2016
Stephen B. Bright
Southern Center for Human Rights
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