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November 15, 2006

Death, American federalism style

250pxlove_american_stylePerhaps it is a sign of too much time at the computer that two death penalty items somehow got me to thinking about a campy TV show from the early 1970s.  Whatever the reason for my Dennis Miller moment, these two vignettes about recent death penalty developments provide interesting insights into the dynamic federalism aspects of America's system of capital punishment:

UPDATE: Lyle Denniston has a lot more on the Texas decision here at SCOTUSblog.

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Medellin committed an awful crime. He deserves to die.

Posted by: sobrien | Nov 15, 2006 8:48:22 PM

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