Courting Death – The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment

By Carol S. Steiker / Jordan M. Steiker / Harvard University Press, on 8 September 2020

While execution chambers remain active in several states in the United States, constitutional regulation has contributed to the death penalty’s new fragility. In the next decade or two, Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker argue, the fate of the American death penalty is likely to be sealed by this failed judicial experiment. Courting Death illuminates both the promise and pitfalls of constitutional regulation of contentious social issues.

  • Document type Book
  • Countries list United States
  • Themes list Death Penalty, Country/Regional profiles,