DEATH PENALTY ~ In General
Video: Mock trial, in which the defendant is the U.S. death penalty, accused of “perverting the course of justice.” The event was organized by an English organization called Amicus, described on its website as “is a charitable organisation which provides assistance to those practising in the field of capital defence in the USA.” The event was, in part, a fundraiser for the organization.
Video: Blecker on Deterrence—Excerpt of video from the mock trial event above. Professor Robert Blecker testifies on what murderers in prison have told him about the deterrent effect of the death penalty.
Rebutting the Myths About Race and the Death Penalty — Article by Kent S. Scheidegger, Ohio State Journal of Crminal Law, Volume 10, Number 1 (Fall 2012).
Mend it, Don't End It, A Report to the Connecticut General Assembly on Capital Punishment, April 2011, by Kent S. Scheidegger.
The Death Penalty and Plea Bargaining to Death Sentences, Working Paper, Feb. 2009, by Kent S. Scheidegger.
The Death Penalty in California, The Journal of the Institute for the Advancement of Criminal Justice, Issue No. 2 (Summer 2008), including among other articles, Death Penalty Review in California: Enlightening Comparisons to Other States, by Kent S. Scheidegger.
Exoneration Inflation, by Ward Campbell, from the IACJ Journal issue above, debunking the notorious "innocence list."
Statement of Kent Scheidegger to the California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice (March 28, 2008). Attached as an appendix to this statement is the Testimony of Dr. Paul Rubin to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee (Feburary 1, 2006).
Statement of Kent Scheidegger, Before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security (March 30, 2006).
Statement of Kent Scheidegger, Before the New Jersey Death Penalty Study Commission (October 24, 2006).
corpus statutes amended
Alito and the Death Penalty: A Closer Look
States Adopt Moratoriums on Executions? No.
Letter to Texas Governor Rick Perry - Juveniles on Texas Death Row (March 2005).
'God Love Him'? - by N.Y. Law School Professor Robert Blecker (February 2005)- Comment on the Michael Ross case in Connecticut.
Prosecutors' Perspective on California's Death Penalty (March 2003)- California District Attorneys Association, produced in collaboration with CJLF.
Lethal Injection does not cause a cruel and painful death. Attack on Texas' lethal injections is bogus, by anesthesiologist and Texas State Senator Kyle Janek, originally published in the Houston Chronicle.
California Has Wasted
Enough Time on Kevin Cooper,
Smoke and Mirrors
on Race and the Death Penalty- by Kent S. Scheidegger
INTRODUCTION OF THE “ADVANCING JUSTICE THROUGH DNA TECHNOLOGY ACT OF 2003” - Senator Kyl Speech
SENATE BILL 486, "INNOCENCE PROTECTION ACT"