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1 Jun 2017, 11:49 am by CrimProf BlogEditor
Here is the abstract: In Courting Death, Professors Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker present a thoughtful and... [read post]
12 May 2017, 8:55 pm by Lawrence Solum
As Professors Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker contend in their book, Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment, the Supreme Court’s subsequent efforts to entrench capital punishment have involved the Court’s “top-down” regulation of states’ application of the death penalty by enforcing federal constitutional law, thereby attempting to establish a middle ground between completely abolishing capital punishment and… [read post]
24 Apr 2018, 4:46 pm by Lawrence Solum
  Here is the abstract: In Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment, Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker offer a richly textured and fair-minded account of the fraught relationship between capital punishment and the United States Supreme Court. [read post]
4 Nov 2009, 3:01 am
"The resolution quoted above cited the April 2009 Report of the Council to the Membership of The American Law Institute On the Matter of the Death Penalty, which set forthmajor reasons why many thoughtful and knowledgeable individuals doubt whether the capital-punishment regimes in place in three-fourths of the states, or in any form likely to be implemented in the near future, meet or are likely ever to meet basic concerns of fairness in process and outcome.The reasons, derived from the paper… [read post]
13 Dec 2016, 8:04 am by NCC Staff
 John Bessler, editor of Against the Death Penalty (by Stephen Breyer) and Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker, authors of Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment, trace the unusual history of judicial regulation of capital punishment and offer their take on whether or not the death penalty violates the U.S. [read post]
27 Oct 2009, 6:42 am
The study requested by ALI was prepared by Carol and Jordan Steiker [and is available at this link].... [read post]
29 Nov 2016, 3:24 am by Edith Roberts
In an op-ed in The Washington Post, Carol and Jordan Steiker argue that rather than “relying on the same approach to intellectual disability that Texas uses in every other context (such as placement in special education or eligibility for disability benefits),” the state appeals “court sought to redefine the condition in the capital context so that only offenders who meet crude stereotypes about intellectual disability are shielded from execution. [read post]