November 20, 2005
Lots to read in the papers
This morning brings a lot of interesting sentencing items in the newspapers on topics ranging from white-collar offenses to the death panalty:
- The Chicago Tribune has this extended article on white-collar sentencing, which effectively explores a range of key issues. For more coverage of this topic, check out recent posts here and here and here.
- The Los Angeles Times has this potent editorial opposing the habeas reforms in the Streamlined Procedures Act. The Birmingham News, which has become a forceful voice against the death penalty, has a similar editorial against the SPA here. For more coverage of this topic, check out recent posts here and here and here.
- The LA Times also has this extended review of Judge Alito's work as a circuit judge in the Rompilla, a case in which the Supreme Court overturned a death sentence that Alito upheld. For more coverage of this topic, check out recent posts here and here and here.
- Also, a rally by rapper Snoop Dog suporting clemency for California death row inmate Stanley "Tokie" Williams has generated interesting press coverage from the AP, the LA Times, the San Francisco Chronicle and lots of other outlets.
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