Two Clinton Era Laws That Allow Cruel and Unusual Punishment (Redux)

Since late last night, when we published our post about Albert Woodfox’s¬†appeal, several readers have written to us about the grim legacy of the AEDPA–the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996.¬†That’s because the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals¬†cited the AEDPA¬†extensively in ruling that Woodfox’s¬†conviction should not be overturned, and he¬†should not receive a […]