TITLE

TRYING TO GET IT RIGHT--OHIO, FROM THE EIGHTIES TO THE TEENS

AUTHOR(S)
Koosed, Margery M.
PUB. DATE
April 2015
SOURCE
Hofstra Law Review;Spring2015, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p783
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history of the capital punishment (CP) laws and litigation in Ohio as of 2015, and it mentions the Ohio Supreme Court, scrutiny of the state's CP system, and the claim that Texas and Ohio have performed the most executions in America. Justice is addressed in relation to the efforts to improve Ohio's criminal defense services. The U.S. Constitution's Eight and Fourteenth Amendments are examined, along with the CP-related cases Furman v. Georgia and Lockett v. Ohio.
ACCESSION #
108813554

 

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