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Monday, August 28, 2006

CrimProf Christopher Slobogin Discusses Defense Attorneys When Faced With Death Penalty Cases

Photo_3From sptimes.com: University of Florida Levin College of Law CrimProf Christopher Slobogin recently discussed with the St. Petersburg Times the extremes defense attorneys will go to to save their client fro the death penalty and how differnt judges react to these extremes. 

"One of the concerns about the death penalty (is) that the stakes are so high, defense attorneys pull out all the stops," said CrimProf Slobogin. "So there's a real tension between the defense attorney's desire to explore every avenue and the court's desire to get an efficient resolution of the case."

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