A blog produced by the Oregon Justice Resource Center discussing the death penalty (capital punishment) in Oregon and in the Ninth Circuit.
New feature!! Each week, on Sunday, DP9 will be highlighting notable scholarship in the area of the death penalty. Additionally, starting next week, we will start two additional regular blog … Continue reading
Twenty five years ago this week in a case entitled McCleskey v. Kemp, the United States Supreme Court was faced with disturbing proof that race influences who is sentenced to … Continue reading
From the ACLU The U.S. Death Penalty — An International Human Rights Wrong? As we mark the 25th anniversary of McCleskey v. Kemp, international concern is growing over the crippling inadequacies of the … Continue reading
From the American Constitution Society 25 Years Later, McCleskey Decision Still Fosters Racism by Ignoring It Few cases involving the intersection of race, criminal law, and procedure have had … Continue reading