Published on August 5, 2016 | by LawNews
Prof. Eric M. Freedman Quoted in New York Times Story on Delaware Supreme Court Ruling: State’s Death Penalty Unconstitutional
Delaware Supreme Court Rules State’s Death Penalty Unconstitutional
By Erik Eckholm
The New York Times
Aug. 2, 2016
But there appeared to be little chance, in any case, that the [federal] Supreme Court would overturn the decision, said Eric M. Freedman, an expert on capital punishment at Hofstra University’s law school. “This probably means, as a practical matter, the end of the death penalty in Delaware,” he said.
A version of this article appears in print on August 3, 2016, on page A11 of the New York edition with the headline: Ruling by Delaware Justices Could Deal Capital Punishment in the State a Final Blow.