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Wednesday, October 12, 2011
FYiPOST: Epstein on Requiring Presentation of Mitigation Evidence in Death Sentence Cases
Can be viewed at CrimProf blog at link below
Jules Epstein (Widener University - School of Law) has posted Mandatory Mitigation: An Eighth Amendment Mandate to Require Presentation of Mitigation Evidence, Even When the Sentencing Trial Defendant Wishes to Die (Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Forthcoming, Widener...