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2018-2020 LSU Law Catalog 
    
2018-2020 LSU Law Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 5542 - Capital Punishment Law


Credit(s): 2
This course is a study of the constitutional and systemic issues related to the death penalty, including: jury selection; restrictions on death-eligible crimes and offenders; aggravating and mitigating evidence in penalty proceedings; victim impact evidence; the appellate process and collateral attack; methods of execution; clemency; and international issues in death penalty cases, such as the application of treaty law and extradition issues.



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