The Court's opinion in Stanford v. Kentucky and the companion case, Wilkins v. Missouri, reflects a fragile consensus among the five justices who affirmed Stanford's and Wilkins' death sentences."' This note explores the Court's holding and its internal conflict over the proper scope of eighth amendment analysis.
Frank, John R.
"Stanford v. Kentucky: Did The Court Bite The Constitutional Bullet?,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 23
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