Topic: Jordan Steiker

Capital Punishment Clinic Wins Client New Penalty Trial

May 4, 2010

In the latest in a series of decisions striking down Texas death sentences imposed before 1991, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued an opinion on April 28, vacating the death sentence of Roy G. Smith.

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Prof talks about death penalty in N.Y. Times

Jan. 10, 2008
Prof talks about death penalty in N.Y. Times

This year's developments regarding the death penalty - a de facto national moratorium, a state abolition and the smallest number of executions in more than a decade - have masked what may be a more lasting one.

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Law prof talks about death penalty

Nov. 15, 2007
Law prof talks about death penalty

It's not official, but a "creeping moratorium" on the death penalty in the United States is taking hold as the Supreme Court prepares to hear a challenge to the method of lethal injection.

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Law prof quoted by Associated Press

Oct. 3, 2007
Law prof quoted by Associated Press

Twenty-five years ago, states began using lethal injections as a more humane way to kill death row inmates without sparks or gas, bullets or rope.

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