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Prof. Eric M. Freedman Quoted in NY Times Story on ‘Troubled State of the Death Penalty’

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

Arkansas’s Legal Saga Illustrates Problems With Death Penalty
By Adam Liptak
The New York Times
April 20, 2017

Excerpt:

WASHINGTON — The practical and legal difficulties that have frustrated Arkansas’s plan to execute eight prisoners in 10 days are a vivid example of the troubled state of the death penalty.

“The ship has far too many leaks, large and small, to reach its destination reliably,” said Eric M. Freedman, a law professor at Hofstra University. “The Arkansas example vividly shows the courts scrambling to patch some of them at the last second.”


Alan Blinder contributed reporting from Little Rock, Ark.

A version of this article appears in print on April 21, 2017, on Page A20 of the New York edition with the headline: Arkansas’s Legal Saga Illustrates Problems With Death Penalty.

Read the full article at nytimes.com.

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