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Adjunct faculty member for Spring 2019 Capital Punishment course

Listing posted on: November 14, 2018

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, PAUL M. HEBERT LAW CENTER seeks to hire an adjunct faculty member to teach a Capital Punishment course during the spring semester of 2019.  The course is a two-hour course that will be taught once a week in the late afternoon to early evening.

Course Description:  This course is a study of the constitutional and systemic issues related to the death penalty, including: jury selection; restrictions on death-eligible crimes and offenders; aggravating and mitigating evidence in penalty proceedings; victim impact evidence; the appellate process and collateral attack; methods of execution; clemency; and international issues in death penalty cases, such as the application of treaty law and extradition issues.

Education requirement: Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Applicants should have superior academic credentials.

Please send a letter and resume to Prof. William Corbett, Room 350, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, 1 East Campus Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.