Justice Kennedy’s record on the death penalty

(This summary includes only those cases he participated in deciding while on the Supreme Court, not while he was on the Ninth Circuit) Key: GOOD = Kennedy voted to limit the death penalty or strengthen rights of the accused BAD = Kennedy voted pro-death MIDDLING =...

A chilling dissent by Scalia and Thomas

I’m thrilled for Troy Davis and his family that the United States Supreme Court issued a decision that new evidence of innocence merits a hearing in a federal court. My lawyer friend, Denny LeBoeuf, tells me we haven’t had such a decision from the Supreme...
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