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Should Child Rapists Face Death Penalty?

Publication Date: 
April 16, 2008
Source: 
The Christian Science Monitor
Author: 
Warren Richey

Professor Jeffrey Fisher is quoted in The Christian Science Monitor about a death penalty case involving child rape currently heard by the Supreme Court. Professor Fisher is representing the defendant:

"Capital punishment is categorically impermissible for person-on-person violence that does not result in death," writes Jeffrey Fisher of Stanford Law School's Supreme Court Litigation Clinic in his brief to the court.