Faculty Notes Eric M. Freedman, Siggi B. Wilzig Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Rights

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

Excerpt:

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.

Read the full article at nytimes.com.

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