Justices To Rule On Child Rapist's Death Sentence
The Los Angeles Times references Professor Jeffrey L. Fisher's role in a case currently in front of the Supreme Court that deals with a death row inmate condemned to death for the rape of a child:
In Kennedy's appeal, lawyer Jeffrey L. Fisher argued that Louisiana's decision "flouts the overwhelming national consensus" against capital punishment for rape.
"This court should pause before condoning a practice so heavily tinged with the scourge of racism," Fisher, a professor at Stanford Law School, argued in a court filing.
Fisher also said Kennedy's IQ is low, about 70.