Eligible for Execution: the Daryl Atkins Story (Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2008).
Sources and References
An extensive listing of the sources that were used to write Eligible for Execution as well as related bibliographic information.
Atkins Case Update - Click Here
The latest activities in the ongoing Atkins litigation.
Atkins Case Exhibits - Click Here
Copies of actual documents relevant to the Atkins case, such as indictments, autopsy reports, verdict forms, plea bargain agreements, etc. Allow students to see what some of the documents discussed in the book actually look like.
Atkins Appellate Decisions - Click Here
The full text of five appellate court rulings in the Atkins case.
Supreme Court Oral Arguments - Click Here
A transcript of the oral arguments presented to the U.S. Supreme Court in Atkins v. Virginia.
Death Penalty Information - Click Here
Descriptive and statistical information on the death penalty, covering things like murder rates, state-by-state capital punishment laws, means of execution, execution rates, etc.
Supreme Court Cruel and Unusual Punishment Case Excerpts - Click Here