State death penalty system needs overhaul, report says

Oct 9, 2007 Full story: York Dispatch, The York Sunday News

Pennsylvania needs to make drastic changes to its death penalty system, including preserving biological evidence until an inmate is released or executed, a team of prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges ... via York Dispatch, The York Sunday News

Full Story
Bill

Lady Lake, FL

#1 Oct 9, 2007
I have not read the report yet. But from the summary it looks like it is a boilerplate study based on forgone conclusions. I HAVE POSTED THIS IN SEVERAL PLACES.

Everyone should be aware of the disclaimer on page 3 of the report: PLEASE NOTE WHAT ORGANIZATION FUNDED PART OF THE STUDY.

"The materials contained herein represent the assessment solely of the ABA Death Penalty Moratorium mplementation Project and the Pennsylvania Death Penalty Assessment
Team and have not been approved by the House of Delegates or the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association and, accordingly, should not be construed as representing the policy of the American Bar Association.
These materials and any forms or agreements herein are intended for educational and informational purposes only.

This document has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union.

The contents of this report are the sole responsibility of the American Bar Association and can under no Circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European
Union.

Significant portions of the research were performed on Westlaw courtesy of West Group.

Copyright 2007, American Bar Association"

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Villanova Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Multiple Charges of Underage Drinking, Possessi... Dec 10 How Bigoted 2
Review: Home and Garden Unique Outdoor Fountain... Nov 25 Wally West 1
More Sep '14 Who shot who 1
Pa.'s DUI laws endanger drivers, senators hear Sep '14 Rich Mainliner 4
Dollar Tree coming to Ardmore Sep '14 Filthy mick 3
Our View: Thumbs up for S.O.N.S and Kissell Sep '14 fat albert 6
Remembering Jim Croce 40 years on (Sep '13) Nov '13 U Darby Disabilit... 5

Villanova News Video

Villanova Dating
Find my Match
More from around the web

Villanova People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Villanova News, Events & Info

Click for news, events and info in Villanova

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]

NFL Latest News

Updated 1:02 pm PST