This event continues a two-part series examining the state of the death penalty in the U.S. in 2015. Sen. Adam Morfeld from the Nebraska State Senate will discuss the Nebraska legislature’s recent repeal, over governor veto, of the state’s death penalty. He will be joined by Amy Bergquist, staff attorney with The Advocates for Human Rights, who will discuss trends regarding the death penalty in state legislatures across the country and in the U.S. Supreme Court, including the Court's recent decision in Glossip v. Gross.
One hour Minnesota CLE credit requested.
Co-sponsored with the American Constitution Society.