Death Penalty Jurisprudence in New York and the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution: How Supreme Is It ?


This article deals with the treatment of the Supremacy Clause by the New York Court of Appeals in the evolution of its death penalty jurisprudence. It traces the application of the Clause by the Court and its abandonment in its imposition of stronger guarantees under the New York State Constitution


Constitutional Law | Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure

Date of this Version

November 2006