Religion, Politics and the Death Penalty
As part of a conference hosted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life at the University of Chicago Divinity School, panelists… read more
As part of a conference hosted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life at the University of Chicago Divinity School, panelists discussed the broad range of religious views on and legal issues surrounding the death penalty.
Ms. Wilkinson was prosecutor in the Oklahoma City bombing trials.
Justice Antonin Scalia was also on the panel, although C-SPAN was not
allowed to record his portions of the program. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Eugene "E.J." Joseph Dionne Jr. Columnist Washington Post
- Antonin Scalia Associate Justice U.S. Supreme Court
- Paul Simon U.S. Senator (Former) [D] Illinois
- Beth A. Wilkinson Co-Bureau Chief Constitution Project->Death Penalty Initiative
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