Entries Tagged as 'Death Penalty'

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Kagan’s responses to senators’ written questions

If you only read one law-related document today, I hope it’s this one. I assure you it’s the most entertaining Q & A you would ever read when Rep. senators are involved. View here: Kagan’s responses to senators’ written questions Just to give you a sense of it, below are some of her responses to questions [...]

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Death Penalty, Torture, and Criminal Justice in China

China issued new regulations on May 30 banning evidence obtained through torture or intimidation, especially in death penalty cases. Konrad Lawson of the History Department has a very nice post here which puts this in a historical and comparative contexts, and inspired me to write this post, discussing them from more of a legal perspective. The [...]