Remembering Furman's Comparative Proportionality: A Response to Smith and Staihar
9 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2016 Last revised: 21 Feb 2016
Date Written: February 18, 2016
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.
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