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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emGregg v Georgiaem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Gregg v. Georgia

    Carol Steiker and Kent Scheidegger talked about the Supreme Court’s 1976 decision in Gregg v. Georgia, the landmark case concerning Troy Leon Gregg, a convicted armed robber and murderer who challenged his…

  • Authors Discuss the Death Penalty and the Constitution
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    Death Penalty and the Constitution

    Panelists talked about the death penalty. Panelists included Jordan and Carol Steiker, co-authors of Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment, and John Bessler, editor of Stephen…

  • The Power of Prosecutors
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    The Power of Prosecutors

    As part of a conference titled, “The American Prosecutor: Power, Discretion and Accountability,” the panelists talked about the role of U.S. prosecutors in charging individuals and plea…

  • Effects of Sentencing Guidelines on Hispanics
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    Effects of Sentencing Guidelines on Hispanics

    Participants talked about the guidelines for federal judges concerning sentencing in the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984. They focused on the need for freedom to eliminate disparities in…