SCOTUScast 6-28-07 featuring William Otis
Panetti v. Quaterman
June 29, 2007William G. Otis
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On June 28, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered its decision on the Panetti v. Quaterman case. The court was asked to consider the standard for when a person is too crazy to execute under the 8th and 14th Amendments. In this episode of SCOTUScast, William Otis, former Special White House Counsel, provides an analysis on the recent decision.