Grace Notes: A Case for Making Mitigation the Heart of Noncapital Sentencing

Gohara, Miriam S.
December 2013
American Journal of Criminal Law;Winter2013, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p41
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the precedent set by life history mitigation in noncapital sentencing in the U.S. in 2013. Topics include the reasons for the decline in the application of death penalty sentences in the U.S., judicial and jury discretion in non-capital sentencing, and the presentation of life history mitigation in sentencing proceedings.


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