Politics and The Death Penalty: Can Rational Discourse and Due Process Survive the Perceived Political Pressure?
This article is a transcript from a program sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities entitled, “Politics and the Death Penalty: Can Rational Discourse and Due Process Survive the Perceived Political Pressure?” In it, Norman Redlich discusses his experience litigating organizing the New York State Justice-PAC, a political action committee which promoted anti-death penalty candidates for the New York State legislature, and challenges the notion that there is overwhelming public support in the United States of America for the death penalty.
- Document type Article
- Countries list United States
- Themes list Public debate, Death Penalty, Country/Regional profiles,