Journal Article

United States: <i>Roper v. Simmons</i>

Jordan Steiker

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

Published on behalf of The New York University School of Law

Volume 4, issue 1, pages 163-171
Published in print January 2006 | ISSN: 1474-2640
Published online January 2006 | e-ISSN: 1474-2659 | DOI:
United States: Roper v. Simmons

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Roper v. Simmons and the execution of juveniles—Eighth Amendment challenges—Stanford v. Kentucky and Penry v. Lynaugh—the execution of the mentally retarded and Atkins v. Virginia—the gradual abolition of these practices—the role of the Court—the role of international standards—the eventual abolition of the death penalty

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Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law ; UK Politics

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