May 11, 2018


Alabama Death Penalty Assessment Report and Supplemental Materials


Executive Summary of the Alabama Death Penalty Assessment Report

Full Alabama Death Penalty Assessment Report

Alabama Death Penalty Assesment Team Biographies

Alabama Death Penalty Assessment Guide

Fact Sheet: Problems with Alabama's Death Penalty System and Recommendations for Reform

Compliance Charts: Alabama's Compliance with ABA Recommendations

Slect Resources on the Administration of the Death Penalty in Alabama

William F. Abrams, Fighting for Life and Justice in Alabama: Observations from the Front Lines, 35 U. Tol. L. Rev. 585 (2004).

Criminal Procedure-Sixth Amendment-Alabama Supreme Court Upholds A Death Sentence Imposed by Judicial Override of a Jury Recommendation for Life Imprisonment Without Parole, 117 Harv. L. Rev. 1283 (2004).

Nathan A. Forrester, Judge Versus Jury: The Continuing Validity of Alabama's Capital Sentencing Regime After Ring v. Arizona, 54 Ala. L. Rev. 1157 (2003).

Susan Donahue, The Fair Cross-Section Calculation For Alabama Juries, 26 L. & Psych. Rev. 159 (2002).

Joseph P. Van Heest, Rights of Indigent Defendants in Criminal Cases After Alabama v. Shelton, 63 Ala. Law. Rev. 370 (2002).

Ken Silverstein, The Judge as Lynch Mob, American Prospect, May 7, 2001.

David Allan Felice, Justice Rationed: A Look At Alabama's Present Indigent Defense System with a Vision Towards Change, 52 Ala. L. Rev. 975 (2001).

Chris Adams, Condemned to Die Alone: Injustice on Death Row in Alabama, Champion, Nov. 2001.

Sara Rimer, Questions of Death Row Justice for Poor People in Alabama, N.Y. Times, Mar. 1, 2000.

Kristen Simms Cross, When Juvenile Delinquents are Treated as Adults: The Constitutionality of Alabama's Automatic Transfer Statute, 50 Ala. L. Rev. 155 (1998).

Karin E. Garvey, Eighth Amendment-The Constitutionality of the Alabama Capital Sentencing Scheme, 86 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 1411 (1996).

Katheryn K. Russell, The Constitutionality of Jury Override in Alabama Death Penalty Cases, 46 Ala. L. Rev. 5 (1994).