Paying “Decent Respect” to the World Opinion on the Death Penalty, 35 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1085 (2002)
The question I want to ask is whether we, as Americans, pay decent respect to the opinions of humankind in our administration of the death penalty. If, as I believe, we do not, what significance should this have for the constitutionality of capital punishment under the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution?
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Koh, Harold Hongju, "Paying “Decent Respect” to the World Opinion on the Death Penalty" (2002). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 2111.