Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Roper v. Simmons and the execution of juveniles-Eighth Amendment challenges - Stanford v. Kentucky and Penry v. Lynaugh - the execution of the mentally retarded and Atkins v. Virginia - the gradual abolition of these practices - the role of the Court - the role of international standards - the eventual abolition of the death penalty.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Steiker, Jordan M., United States: Roper v. Simmons. International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 163-171, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=914984