Seminal Cases

The following cases represent important "milestones" in death penalty jurisprudence that have shaped the law as it stands today.

Recently Decided Important Cases

 

Constitutionality

 

Mitigation Evidence

 

Age

 

Mental Retardation & Mental Illness

 

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

 

Crime-Specific - Rape

 

Crime-Specific - Kidnapping

 

Miscellaneous