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Justin Marceau
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Justin Marceau is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. Since graduating from Harvard Law School, Justin has specialized in constitutional law generally, and the death penalty in particular. He is the author of numerous academic articles and a textbook.

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The Continuing Problems with Lethal Injection

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 10:16 AM

Arizona's recent botched execution of Joseph Wood is the latest in a series of horrific events demonstrating that lethal injection is a profoundly flawed method for carrying out capital punishment. Similar to Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma and Dennis McGuire in Ohio, Wood endured excruciating suffering during the hour and...

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The Costs of Colorado's Death Penalty

(2) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 7:44 PM

One of the claims that proponents of the death penalty often cling to, when faced with mounting evidence and data about the high costs and inequalities inherent in capital punishment, is that it provides a sense of closure to the families of the victims. Bob Autobee, whose son was killed...

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