NGO report

Evaluating fairness and accuracy in state death penalty systems: The Missouri Death Penalty Assessment Report

By American Bar Association, on 1 January 2012

This study reflect on the aspects of fairness and accuracy as foundation of the American criminal justice system. As the Supreme Court of the United States has recognized, these goals are particularly important in cases in which the death penalty is sought. A system cannot claim to provide due process or protect the innocent unless it offers a fair and accurate system for every person who faces the death penalty.

  • Document type NGO report
  • Themes list Due Process , Country/Regional profiles,