TLC_011: THE DEATH PENALTY

Released Saturday, 25th May 2013
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I pull back the curtain on the Death Penalty.  I discuss what makes a person eligible for the death penalty versus life with the possibility of parole. I also explain my multi-layered opposition to the Death Penalty and how, regardless of one’s belief in the righteousness of the penalty, one has to consider the disparate ways it is currently enforced. There is a difference between thinking a person deserves to die for the crime he has committed and believing that the Government has the right to kill them.

In the podcast I reference TWO men who most legal scholars believe have been wrongfully executed: Carlos De Luna and Cameron Todd Willingham.  To read more about Carlos De Luna, click here for an extensive review of the evidence prepared by Columbia Law School professor James Liebman and his team of law students.

To read more about Cameron Todd Willnghmam, click here for an extensive discussion of the case published in the New Yorker Magazine written by David Grann.  Also, there is a movement afoot to gain a posthumous pardon for Mr. Willingham, click here, to read more about that legal battle.

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I offer tips on how not to bore jurors and your audience to death when you need to cite statistics in your presentation or case.

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