Kentucky Death Penalty Case: Trend or Anomaly?

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http://www.courier-journal.com/localnews/2003/06/23ky/wir-front-stanford0623-10761.html Kentucky Gov. Paul Patton's commuting the death sentence for Kevin Stanford, convicted of killing a woman when he was 17, could influence the debate over capital punishment for juvenile killers. "Symbolically, this decision is huge because it was the Stanford case in which the U.S. Supreme Court 14 years ago upheld the concept of executing juvenile offenders," argues David Elliot of the National Coalition to Abolish . . .

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