Book Discussion on Harris v. Alabama

Ms. Friedman talked about Harris v. Alabama, which concerns a woman who is on death row in Alabama prison, because the judge overruled… read more

Ms. Friedman talked about Harris v. Alabama, which concerns a woman who is on death row in Alabama prison, because the judge overruled the life without parole sentence to give Ms. Harris a death sentence. Mr. Bjurberg also talked about this case. He emphasized that judges in Alabama are the ones who really sentence people, and that the jury sentences are only advice to the judge. He also talked about the implications of the Court’s decision on Alabama law. close

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Book Discussion on Harris v. Alabama

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Program ID:
62089-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 1994
Last Aired:
Dec 12, 1994

Airing Details

  • Dec 10, 1994 | 7:14pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 10, 1994 | 10:34pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 1994 | 3:51am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 1994 | 8:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
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