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Arbitrariness and the Death Penalty

Arbitrariness and the Death Penalty

Table of Contents Arbitrariness and the Death Penalty Commentary Arbitrariness and the Death Penalty A number of human rights instruments provide that a state may not take a person’s life “arbitrarily.”1 The text of these articles does not make clear what would constitute an arbitrary deprivation of life, but the Human Rights Committee (HRC) has […]

Arbitrariness and the Death Penalty