Remembering Furman's Comparative Proportionality: A Response to Smith and Staihar

9 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2016 Last revised: 21 Feb 2016

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William W. Berry

University of Mississippi School of Law

Date Written: February 18, 2016

Abstract

This short paper responds to recent articles in the Iowa Law Review by Robert Smith and Jim Staihar. Specifically, it emphasizes the value of comparative proportionality in understanding both the Eighth Amendment and retributive theory.

Suggested Citation

Berry, William W., Remembering Furman's Comparative Proportionality: A Response to Smith and Staihar (February 18, 2016). 101 Iowa Law Review Online 65 (2016), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2733961

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