David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy

Book Talk: "Courting Death, The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment" with authors Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker

"Courting Death" traces the unusual and distinctive history of top-down judicial regulation of capital punishment under the U.S. Constitution and its unanticipated consequences for our time.

Co-authors Carol S. Steiker (Harvard Law School) and Jordan M. Steiker (Texas Law) will give a talk on their new book, "Courting Death, The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment".

Courting Death traces the unusual and distinctive history of top-down judicial regulation of capital punishment under the U.S. Constitution and its unanticipated consequences for our time.

Commentators:

Sherod Thaxton, Assistant Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

Elizabeth Dahlstrom, Supervising Deputy Federal Public Defender, Office of the Federal Public Defender's Capital Habeas Unit

This talk is organized by the Criminal Justice Program and co-sponsored by the Critical Race Studies Program, David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, and the Prison Law and Policy Program

Dinner will be provided, so please RSVP here.