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dc.contributor.authorLindekugel, Adrian
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-17T18:06:51Z
dc.date.available2015-12-17T18:06:51Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1773/34836
dc.description.abstractFrom low level drug offenses to capital murder, arrests and sentencing remain disproportionate in the United States. As a response to the Supreme Court’s Furman v. Georgia ruling against arbitrary sentencing in capital cases, the state of Alabama implemented the judicial override as a measure to give a defendant a second chance at life after a jury had sentenced him to death.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.titleAlabama Judicial Override: Is One Greater than Twelve? A Post-Furman Look at Potential Disparities in Capital Sentencing in Alabamaen_US


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