Analysis of the Supreme Court opinion which recognized an eighth amendment right not to be executed while insane and a discussion of the possible effect this newly found right will have on due process requirements in state capital punishment procedures.
College of Law
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Ihm, Stephen L.
"Ford v. Wainwright: The Eighth Amendment, Due Process, and Insanity on Death Row,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 7:
1, Article 2.
Stephen L. Ihm, Note, Ford v. Wainwright: The Eighth Amendment, Due Process, and Insanity on Death Row, 7 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 89 (1987).