136) Claims that Equal Protection is denied solely because only a small proportion of eligible murderers are capitally
prosecuted are unsupportable.
It was the same outcome for Jesus--the law of the land capitally
punished him for invoking the justice of God on the scene of foreign occupation and desolation.
Aurora Algae's proprietary algae strains and production process uses arid land, seawater and captured carbon pollution from industrial emitters, resulting in more capitally
efficient and more environmentally sustainable algae farming.
Some of the most thorough examinations of costs associated with the death penalty over the past twenty years have expressly noted that the threat of the death penalty may actually produce financial savings by increasing capitally
charged defendants' propensity to accept a plea, thereby avoiding trial costs.
Prosecutor Joe Owmby believes it was right to prosecute capitally
, to ask the jury to decide between life and death, and for the jury to opt for life.
Nevada provides a statutory guarantee of post-conviction representation to capitally
Thomas Cartwright, for stealing a calf; J Smith, for a burglary at Berkswell, and J Gilbert, for stealing a mare, were capitally
convicted and received sentence of death.
39) An instance of this working relationship was apparent in the South Carolina murder prosecution of Susan Smith for the deaths of her two sons, which was pursued capitally
largely on the urging of the boys' father, despite widespread ambivalence within the local community on the question.
30) Thus, the fact that we know with certainty that a jaywalker will not be capitally
punished does not undermine the realists' thesis.
21) Since 1978, prosecutors in the state have sought thousands of death sentences, hundreds of capitally
charged defendants have been sent to death row, and thirteen executions have been carried out.
Create and adequately fund a statewide independent Capital Resource Center, or its equivalent, to assist in, and where local resources are inadequate, undertake the representation of capitally
charged defendants and those currently under sentence of death.
200 YEARS AGO: At Worcester Assizes: John Holward for breaking open the shop of Mr Bird of Feckenham, Joseph Vale for stealing linen cloth from the Bleaching Ground of Mr Richards of Yardley, Joseph Smith for sheep stealing and Elizabeth Jones for privately stealing 13 yards of printed cotton from the Shop of Mr Parith, of Dudley, were capitally
convicted and received sentences of death.
44) See WIENER, supra note 43, at 222 (making this observation about British cases); Ramsey, supra note 16, at 156 (noting that the main difference between the fate of male intimate-murder defendants in New York and Colorado between 1880 and 1920 was that, in New York, they tended to be executed, rather than receive life sentences); Strange, supra note 43, at 318 (stating that complaints about their victims' behavior "did not save men from conviction in the 64 capital cases [that she studied], but it did save capitally
convicted husbands and lovers from the gallows").
In the capital context, this means that a defendant may be acquitted or sentenced to life in state court and then prosecuted capitally
by federal authorities.
Just as we limited the set of rapes for which there was a strong argument for extension to "stranger rapes," similar considerations call for limiting the set of murders for which extension seems strongly justified to those manifesting particular callousness or brutality analogous to capitally