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2014 Bill of Rights Journal Symposium: Atkins on the Ground
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  • Paul Marcus, William & Mary Law School
  • Jeffrey Bellin, William & Mary Law School
  • Caroline Everington
  • Marc Tassé
  • John H. Blume
Abstract

Atkins v. Virginia A Dozen Years Later: A Report Card

In 2002 the United States Supreme Court overturned decades-long precedent, holding that the execution of defendants with intellectual and developmental disabilities violated the Eighth Amendment prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment.

This symposium discusses and evaluates the decision in Atkins v. Virginia, including its effects and application in practice, from both legal and psychological points of view.

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Video
Publication Date
3-14-2014
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Play time: 1 hour, 14 minutes

Produced by
William & Mary Law School, Institute of Bill of Rights Law
Citation Information
Paul Marcus, Jeffrey Bellin, Caroline Everington, Marc Tassé, et al.. "2014 Bill of Rights Journal Symposium: Atkins on the Ground" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/john_blume/40/