Supreme Court and the Death Penalty

John Stinneford spoke about the Supreme Court and the death penalty at Ava Maria University Law School and Federalist Society. He… read more

John Stinneford spoke about the Supreme Court and the death penalty at Ava Maria University Law School and Federalist Society. He talked about the meaning behind “cruel and unusual punishment” and gave a historical perspective on the origins of the 8th Amendment. Following his remarks he took questions from the audience on torture cases and why lethal injection executions were not considered a “cruel and unusual” form of punishment. close

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Supreme Court and the Death Penalty

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Program ID:
310840-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 2013
Last Aired:
May 14, 2013

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  • May 11, 2013 | 8:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 2013 | 11:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 2013 | 8:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 2013 | 12:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 14, 2013 | 3:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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