The Solemn Sentence Of Death

Author: Lawrence B. Goodheart
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 1558498478
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Traces the evolution of the death penalty in a single state from the colonial era to the present

The Death Of The American Death Penalty

Author: Larry Wayne Koch
Publisher: UPNE
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40 “Death Penalty Fact Sheet for Connecticut: Connecticut's Death Penalty,”
Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty, 2011,
dpConn.php. 41 “State by ... 44 Quoted in Goodheart, The Solemn Sentence of
Death, 228.

Constitutional Law Deskbook

Author: Ralph C. Chandler
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Coker v Georgia (1977) 433 US 584, 53 L Ed 2d 982, 97 S Ct 2861, established
that the death penalty could not constitutionally be imposed as a sentence ... 96 S
Ct 2909, did not address the question of whether murder was a necessary
requisite to the imposition of capital punishment ... "solemn judgment" to utilize
the death penalty to combat the complete violation of a woman's dignity and

Florida Law Review

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-penalty-in-connecticut/(updated Nov. ... B. GOODHEART, THE
243 (2011).

Purdon S Pennsylvania Statutes And Consolidated Statutes Annotated

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Death penalty imposed upon defendant who killed 13 persons, including 12
women and children, all members of his ... 1987, certiorari denied 108 S.Ct. 211,
484 U.S. 873, 98 L.Ed.2d 162, denial of post-conviction relief affimied 656 A.2d
467, 540 Pa. ... Sentences of death imposed upon defendants who were
convicted of killing police officer and who were shown to ... Note 301 Penalty of
death is not to be pronounced routinely in cases of first-degree murder, and
solemn deliberation ...

Criminal Law

Author: George E. Dix
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This casts serious doubt upon the constitutional validity of statutes imposing the
death penalty for a variety of conduct which, though ... as to the wisdom of capital
punishment, I cannot agree that it is constitutionally impermissible for a state
legislature to make the "solemn ... Vacating the sentences of death, the Supreme
Court tersely explained, "The imposition and carrying out of the death penalty
constitutes ... Georgia, 433 U.S. 917, 97 S.Ct. 2994, 53 L.Ed.2d 1104 (1977)(per

Death Nation

Author: Matthew B. Robinson
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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The Experts Explain American Capital Punishment Matthew B. Robinson ... For
example, burglary and robbery did not lead to death sentences in Connecticut,
Massachusetts, Plymouth, ... 67 The punishment was also meant to be a solemn
event, to achieve maximum effect on those who watched or who merely observed

North Eastern Reporter Second Series

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Jackson, supra at 581-583, 88 S.Ct. at 1216-1217. ... However, where "it is
impossible or impracticable for the trial jury to sit at the presentence hearing, a
new jury shall be ... The defendants have mounted other attacks on the death
penalty statute and the Commonwealth has responded to them. I hope ... "solemn

Federal Code Annotated

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Judgment and sentence on charge of kidnaping entered on plea of guilty which
was voluntarily and intelligently made upon a solemn and truthful admission of
guilt will not be set aside, even though the entry of such plea avoided a trial by
jury which could have imposed death penalty. ... The decision in United States v
Jackson, 390 US 570, 20 L Ed 2d I38, 88 S Ct I209, invalidating the death penalty

West S South Eastern Reporter

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Illinois, 391 U.S. 510, 88 S.Ct. 1770, 20 L.Ed.2d 776 (1968), the U.S. Supreme
Court held that a death sentence could not ... because they voiced general
objections or conscientious or religious scruples against the death penalty. ...
That is not because the juror is attempting to dissimulate, but because he never
before has been required to formulate and express, with solemnity and finality, a
viewpoint on ...