Articles Tagged abritrary imposition of death penalty

Dale E. Ho, Silent at Sentencing: Waiver Doctrine and a Capital Defendant's Right to Present Migitating Evidence After Schriro v. Landrigan

62 Fla. L. Rev. 763 (2010) | | | | CASE COMMENT ::The consideration of mitigating evidence-evidence that weighs against the imposition of the death penalty in a capital defendant’s individual case-has been deemed a “constitutionally indispensable” feature of a valid capital sentencing scheme. And yet, Jeffrey Landrigan, like many capital defendants, was sentenced to […]