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The Death of the Death Penalty

The Death of the Death Penalty  —   Upon the Nebraska legislature’s repeal of the death penalty, here is Time Magazine’s cover story on five reasons why the era of capital punishment is ending.  The author focuses on the pragmatic problems of sustaining and applying death penalty laws but concludes with a discussion of the courts’ “evolving standards of decency” doctrine.  Both are two-kingdoms themes.

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