4 episodes

Presenters include:
Bill Kurtis: Clarence Darrow Keynote Address
James Ellis: Darryl Atkins Capital Defense Attorney before the Supreme Court
Ajitha Reddy: The use of IQ tests in jury trials
Dr. Marla Sandys: Jury Interpretation of Evidence Relating to Mental Health
Race to Execution Luncheon
Bryan Stevenson: Effect of Atkins Below the Mason-Dixon Line
Carol & Jordan Steiker: Impact of Atkins on Future Capital Cases
Andrea Lyon: Challenges in Selecting Capital Juries for Mentally Retarded Clients
Song Richardson: The Future of Atkins v. Virginia
In the landmark case, Atkins v. Virginia, the Supreme Court held that there was a national consensus that the mentally retarded should be categorically excluded from the death penalty. The 2007 DePaul Law Review Symposium is focusing the application of the decision in Atkins and will discuss its many practical and theoretical implications. Additionally, as part of the Symposium, there will be a luncheon at which scenes from the documentary, “Race to Execution” will be viewed.
More information about the DePaul Law Review is available at http://law.depaul.edu/lawreview, and information about the Center for Justice in Capital Cases is available at http://law.depaul.edu/cjcc/.

Atkins v. Virginia (Law Symposium 2007) - Video DePaul University

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Presenters include:
Bill Kurtis: Clarence Darrow Keynote Address
James Ellis: Darryl Atkins Capital Defense Attorney before the Supreme Court
Ajitha Reddy: The use of IQ tests in jury trials
Dr. Marla Sandys: Jury Interpretation of Evidence Relating to Mental Health
Race to Execution Luncheon
Bryan Stevenson: Effect of Atkins Below the Mason-Dixon Line
Carol & Jordan Steiker: Impact of Atkins on Future Capital Cases
Andrea Lyon: Challenges in Selecting Capital Juries for Mentally Retarded Clients
Song Richardson: The Future of Atkins v. Virginia
In the landmark case, Atkins v. Virginia, the Supreme Court held that there was a national consensus that the mentally retarded should be categorically excluded from the death penalty. The 2007 DePaul Law Review Symposium is focusing the application of the decision in Atkins and will discuss its many practical and theoretical implications. Additionally, as part of the Symposium, there will be a luncheon at which scenes from the documentary, “Race to Execution” will be viewed.
More information about the DePaul Law Review is available at http://law.depaul.edu/lawreview, and information about the Center for Justice in Capital Cases is available at http://law.depaul.edu/cjcc/.

    • video
    Clarence Darrow Keynote Address

    Clarence Darrow Keynote Address

    DePaul Law Review Symposium 20070309

    • 35 min
    • video
    Challenges in Selecting Capital Juries for Mentally Retarded Clients

    Challenges in Selecting Capital Juries for Mentally Retarded Clients

    DePaul Law Review Symposium 20070309

    • 35 min
    • video
    Effect of Atkins Below the Mason-Dixon Line

    Effect of Atkins Below the Mason-Dixon Line

    DePaul Law Review Symposium 20070309

    • 41 min
    • video
    Darryl Atkins Capital Defense Attorney before the Supreme Court

    Darryl Atkins Capital Defense Attorney before the Supreme Court

    DePaul Law Review Symposium 20070309

    • 43 min

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