18 Pages Posted: 14 May 2007
This essay contrasts the Jewish system of capital punishment with the United States judicial experience. It examines the why and how of capital punishment's sparing employment in the Jewish law and oftentimes judicially encouraged use in the United States.
Keywords: Jewish Law, Capital Punishment, Comparative Law, Talmudic Law
JEL Classification: N40
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Davidoff Solomon, Steven, A Comparative Study of the Jewish and the United States Constitutional Law of Capital Punishment. ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 3, p. 93, Fall 1996. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=986061