Death Penalty


A Pro-Death, Self-Fulfilling Constitutional Construct: The Supreme Court’s Evolving Standard of Decency for the Death Penalty, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly (1996)

In recent Eighth Amendment decisions applying the Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clause to substantive challenges...


Constitutional Law


Kennedy, Kennedy, and the Eighth Amendment: "Still in Search of a Unifying Principle"?, University of Pittsburgh Law Review (2011)

In Kennedy v. Louisiana, the United States Supreme Court held unconstitutional a state law that...