Death to Rapists: A Comment on Kennedy v. Louisiana.

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The author offers views on the U.S. Supreme Court's holding in the rape case, Kennedy v. Louisiana, and the issue of death penalty. He asserts that the court's justification for its judgment that only the loss of a life justifies the taking of a life is disappointing. He cites the explanations provided by the court in the legislative treatment of child rapists. He ponders the contemporary values evidence of the said court case.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)351-365
Number of pages15
JournalOhio State Journal of Criminal Law
Issue number1
StatePublished - Oct 1 2008


  • Actions & defenses (Law)
  • Rape
  • Capital punishment
  • Rapists
  • United States. Supreme Court


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