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The Imposition of the Death Penalty on Mexican Nationals in the United States and the Cultural, Legal and Political Context

Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington University, Farrell Hall, Ellensburg, WA 98926, USA
Laws 2013, 2(1), 33-50; https://doi.org/10.3390/laws2010033
Received: 5 February 2013 / Revised: 7 March 2013 / Accepted: 11 March 2013 / Published: 20 March 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue The Death Penalty in the 21st Century)
This paper reviews death penalty perspectives from the United States, Mexico and international law. The United States practices the death penalty on not only its citizens, but those of other nations who commit capital crimes. Mexico is a death penalty abolitionist state that takes significant issue with the United States over executing Mexican nationals. The paper analyzes the cultural, legal and political conflict between the two countries surrounding the application of the death penalty on Mexican nationals. View Full-Text
Keywords: death penalty; capital punishment; Mexico; International Court of Justice; Avenda death penalty; capital punishment; Mexico; International Court of Justice; Avenda
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Olivero, J.M. The Imposition of the Death Penalty on Mexican Nationals in the United States and the Cultural, Legal and Political Context. Laws 2013, 2, 33-50.

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