In 1976, Alabama passed a law allowing judges to override juries’ death penalty decisions in capital cases. So that their wiser, cooler heads could prevail over the passions of the jury… supposedly.
Saturday, November 29, 2014
2:00 pm Pacific
Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World
Chat with Jeff Madrick about his new book. Hosted by Jesse Myerson.
This Book Salon has been POSTPONED and will be re-scheduled at a later date.
The Mother Court: Tales of Cases that Mattered in America’s Greatest Trial Courtr
Chat with James D. Zirin about his new book. Hosted by Cynthia Kouril.