Hostility to Mercy by leah litman, lee kovarsky

Hostility to Mercy

from Strict Scrutiny

by leah litman, lee kovarsky

Published: Mon Aug 08 2022

Show Notes

Leah talks with Lee Kovarsky of the Capital Punishment Center at the University of Texas about the Supreme Court's treatment of death penalty cases. Before 2020,there hadn't been a federal execution since 2003.In the last six months of the Trump presidency, there were 13. Lee tells us how that came to be, and what the justices' writings signal for future death penalty cases.