Abstract

This article provides a historical survey of capital punishment in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, paying particular attention to gender and race. The author concludes that given the lack of recent executions that it is perhaps time to make legislative changes to the Commonwealth’s death penalty practice.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2014

Notes/Citation Information

Kentucky Law Journal Online, Vol. 102 (2013-2014), http://www.kentuckylawjournal.org/online-originals-2/life-and-death-in-kentucky-past-present-and-future/

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