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Victor L. Streib , Claude W. studies of the national landscape around the death penalty for women have identified and analyzed past themes and issues. It appears that female offenders have always been treated differently from male offenders in the death penalty system, sometimes for reasons that are easily justifiable but too often simply because of sex bias.
The next section of this Article explores the current death penalty era, identifying those women who have been sentenced to death, those whose death sentences were reversed, those who were actually executed, and those still remaining on death row. National data reveal trends and patterns, as well as the death penalty states leading in this practice and the death penalty states that have never executed a woman.
Finally, this Article explores the conclusions suggested by these data. In closing, specific means are identified by which death penalty jurisdictions can reconsider policies that result in sex-based disparities and can reduce those instances of sex bias in their death penalty systems.
Law and Gender Commons. To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately, you may Download the file to your hard drive. Advanced Search. Privacy Copyright. Authors Victor L. Keywords death row, sex, sex bias, death penalty, women, female offenders, penal system, gender bias, disparity. Abstract studies of the national landscape around the death penalty for women have identified and analyzed past themes and issues. Recommended Citation Victor L. Included in Law and Gender Commons.
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