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The Supreme Court, the States, and the Death Penalty

November 11, 2009 • 12:15 PM • Law School 3037
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In the 1970s, the Supreme Court battled states over the appropriateness of state death-penalty statutes under the Eighth Amendment. Come hear Professor Michael Tigar discuss how this federalism struggle played out and where it stands today. Lunch provided. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society. For more information, contact Jason Miller at jason.miller@duke.edu.