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Robert Dunham

Attorney Robert Dunham became the executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center in March of 2015. Mr. Dunham...

Judge Alex Kozinski

Judge Alex Kozinski sits on the bench of the United States Court of Appeals for The Ninth Circuit where...

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J. Craig Williams

J. Craig Williams is admitted to practice law in Iowa, California, Massachusetts, and Washington. Before attending law school, his...

Back in August of 2014, Lawyer 2 Lawyer hosted a show on the death penalty where we explored whether the death penalty was considered cruel and unusual with standout guests Judge Alex Kozinski from the United States Court of Appeals for The Ninth Circuit, exonerated death row survivor Ronald Keine from Witness to Innocence, and M*A*S*H actor Mike Farrell from Death Penalty Focus.  That episode focused on the merits of firing squads vs. lethal injections and corruption in the judicial system. Presently, the death penalty is the law in in 31 states and the debate continues.

Today on Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we revisit the death penalty debate. Host, J. Craig Williams joins attorney Robert Dunham, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center and Judge Alex Kozinski, who sits on the bench of the United States Court of Appeals for The Ninth Circuit. Robert and Judge Kozinski take a look at the death penalty debate within our society and in our courts, exploring forensics, the fate of the death penalty, and whether we will see the constitutionality of death penalty argued before the Supreme Court.

Attorney Robert Dunham became the executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center in March of 2015. Mr. Dunham has more than two decades of experience as a capital litigator and teacher of death penalty law. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center.

Judge Alex Kozinski sits on the bench of the United States Court of Appeals for The Ninth Circuit, where he has served since his appointment on November 7th,  1985, by President Ronald Reagan. Prior to that appointment,  Judge Kozinski occupied other prestigious positions, including Chief Judge of the U.S. Claims Court and Office of Counsel to the President.

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Published: November 24, 2015
Podcast: Lawyer 2 Lawyer
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