Recently by Austin Sarat
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What the Biden Administration Should Learn From Its Failure in a Prominent Terrorism Case
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A New Low for Lethal Injections’ Cruelty and Incompetence
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Why the Parkland Jury Chose Not to Sentence Nikolas Cruz to Death
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Alabama Wants to Become the Second State in 76 Years to Get an Execution Do-Over
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South Carolina Judge Bars State Executions Method Similar to “Being Burned Alive” and “Torture”
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What the Founders Would Say About Trump’s Jan. 6 Pardon Threat
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Alabama’s Latest Botched State Killing Once Again Shows the Cruelest Method of Execution
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Lessons for Progressives From a Devastating Supreme Court Loss
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Fifty Years Ago, the Supreme Court Tried to Reduce Racial Bias in the Death Penalty. Did It Work?
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Is the Supreme Court About to Allow Virtually Any Method of Execution?
March 28, 2022
Why SCOTUS’s Decision on the Boston Bomber Is a Test for Biden
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The Anti–Death Penalty Movement Takes a Page out of the Anti-Abortion Playbook
Feb 28, 2022
Why Are Two People on Death Row Asking to Be Executed by a Firing Squad?
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How 2021 Changed the Death Penalty
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