Listed below are a number of papers written by eminent experts on the death penalty who are associated with the Death Penalty Project as executive directors, board members, trustees or advisors.
For further details about any of these papers, please contact the Death Penalty Project via email@example.com.
Presentation at the International Commission against the Death Penalty,
Roundtable on the abolition of the death penalty, Madrid, 9th October 2012
Paper from the First International Conference on the Death Penalty in the Great Caribbean, Madrid, 17th -19th October 2011
Presentation at the Royal Commonwealth Society, London, 12th October 2011
Presentation at the FCO event to mark the World Day against the Death Penalty, London, 10th October 2011
Presentation at the Third Meeting of the International Commission Against the Death Penalty, Madrid, 30th June 2011
Paper from the 4th world congress against the death penalty, Roundtable on The Caribbean: The continued danger of escalating executions, Geneva, 26th February 2010
Papers from Workshop at the Judges and Prosecutors Training Institute, Taipei, Taiwan, 17th November 2009
Papers from the Workshops on Death Penalty Reform, part of the Sino-EU project on Moving the Debate Forward on the Death Penalty in China, sponsored by the Great Britain China Centre and the College of Criminal Law Science, Beijing Normal University, Beijing and Guangzhou, 14th – 18th June 2009
Papers from the Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association, 25th Anniversary Conference, Montego Bay, Jamaica, October 2008: Session on Cruel and Unusual Punishment – Commonwealth Trends, Friday 17 October, 2008
Papers from the Workshop on Death Penalty Reform, part of the Sino-EU project on Moving the Debate Forward on the Death Penalty in China, sponsored by the Great Britain China Centre and the College of Criminal Law Science, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, 25-26 August 2007 [for more information on Training click here].
Belize, 12-14 September 2000
With the support of Penal Reform International, the FCO and The Ministry of the Attorney General in Belize, Simons Muirhead and Burton organised an international human rights conference in Belize City from September 12-14, 2000. Papers focussing on the death penalty, trial rights and justice were given by experts from Barbados, Belize, the UK and the US. For information on any of the papers listed below, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Kirk Anderson, “The flogging of prisoners in Belize – Is this practice constitutionally valid?”
Alvin J. Bronstein, “Cruel and inhuman punishment; The treatment of long-term and death row prisoners”
Edward Fitzgerald, “Pardon and the commutation of the death penalty: Judicial review of executive clemency”.
Edward Fitzgerald, “Savings clauses and the colonial death penalty regime”
Adrian King, “Legal aid and access to justice”.
Saul Lehrfreund, “The Commonwealth Caribbean and evolving international attitudes towards the death penalty”.
Tracey Robinson, “Serious offences, gender and criminal justice: A plea for reason-in(g) equality”.
Keir Starmer, “Preventative detention and pre-trial rights”.
Keir Starmer and Simeon Sampson, “Fair trial and international standards”.
Bryan Stevenson, “Capital punishment in the United States”.
Godfrey P. Smith, Feature address
Parvais Jabbar, Rapporteur’s introduction and summary recommendations
Hon. Abdulia O. Conteh, Closing Address