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McCleskey v. Kemp

  • By: Kenethia L. Mclntosh
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

McCleskey v. Kemp was the last serious challenge to the death penalty in the United States based on race. Numerous criminal justice issues are addressed by this case: equal protection, the application of the death penalty, jury discretion, the use of ...

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