Translate   

 

Capital Case Commission Appendices

 

A. Pre-Trial Issues Subcommittee

A1

1. Purpose

A1

2. Issues for Consideration

A1

3. Discussions and Subcommittee Recommendations

A2

a) Mental Retardation

A2

b) Minimum Age for Capital Punishment

A2

c) Aggravating Factors in Arizona Law and Defining Eligibility for Capital Punishment

A3

d) Selection of Capital Cases by Prosecutors and Defense Input

A3

e) Residual Doubt in Sentencing

A4

f) Competency to be Executed

A4

g) Notice of Seeking Death Penalty Under Ariz. R. Crim. P. 15.1(g)

A5

 

B. Trial Issues Subcommittee
B1
1. Purpose
B1
2. Issues for Consideration
B1
3. Discussions and Recommendations
B2
a) Competence of Counsel
B2
b) Notice of Seeking Death Penalty Under Ariz. R. Crim. P. 15.1(g)
B4
c) Aggravation/Mitigation and Sentencing Hearings in Capital Cases
B5
d) The Use of Mitigation Specialists and Standards for Mitigation Specialists
B8
e) Audio or Video Recording of Interrogations
B9
f) Jury Deliberations in Criminal Trials before Evidence is Closed
B9
g) Race as a Factor in Selecting Death Penalty Cases
B9
h) Other Issues
B9

 

C. Direct Appeal/Post-Conviction Relief Subcommittee
C1
1. Purpose
C1
2. Issues for Consideration
C1
3. Discussion and Recommendations
C2
a) Statewide Appellate and Trial Indigent Defense
C2
b) Prolonged Time Intervals in Direct Appeal Proceedings
C3
c) Prolonged Time Intervals in Post-Conviction Relief Proceedings
C8
d) Proposed Reforms in Ariz. R. Crim. P. 31 and 32
C8

 

D. Reforms Recommended by the Commission
D1
1. Capital Litigation Resources, S.B. 1486
D1
2. Notices of Intent to Seek the Death Penalty; Proposal to Amend Ariz. R. Crim. P. 15.1(g)
D11
3. Jury Deliberation in Capital Cases; Opposition to the Proposed Amendment to Ariz. R. Crim. P. 19.4
D11
4. Execution of the Mentally Retarded
D15
5. Proposed Amendment of the Aggravating Factor When a Peace Officer is Murdered; A.R.S. § 13-703(F)(10)
D24
6. Selection of Capital Cases By Prosecutors and Defense Input
D25
7. Competence to be Executed
D25
8. Competence of Defense Counsel
D25
9. Aggravation/Mitigation and Sentencing Hearings, and Victim Impact Evidence in Capital Cases; Proposalto Amend Ariz. R. Crim. P. 26.3
D25
  • The Use of Mitigation Specialists and Standards for Mitigation Specialists; Proposal to Amend Ariz. R. Crim. P.15.9.
  • Prolonged Time Intervals in Direct Appeal Proceedings; Proposal to Amend Ariz. R. Crim. P. 31.9.
D33
12. The Prolonged Time Intervals in Post-ConvictionRelief Proceedings
D34
13. Audio or Video Recording of Interviews
D35
  • Proposed Reforms on Appellate Requests for Extensions of Time; Ariz. R. Crim. P. 31 and 32.
  • Minimum Age for Capital Punishment
D35

 

E. Capital Case Commission Members' Biographies
E1

 

F. Bibliography
F1