A Matter of Discretion: The De Facto Abolition of the Mandatory Death Penalty in Barbados - A Study of the Boyce and Joseph CasesInter-American Law Review (2014)
In the last twenty years, the mandatory death penalty ("MDP") in the Commonwealth Caribbean has evolved due to recurrent scrutiny at the national and regional levels. While undoubtedly the judicial erosion of the MDP marks an impressive human rights trend in the region, the trajectory of this change has been complex and frequently discussed.
- death penalty,
- commonwealth caribbean,
- de facto abolition,
Citation InformationJane E. Cross. "A Matter of Discretion: The De Facto Abolition of the Mandatory Death Penalty in Barbados - A Study of the Boyce and Joseph Cases" Inter-American Law Review Vol. 46 Iss. 1 (2014) p. 39
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