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Jordan M. Steiker

  • Judge Robert M Parker Endowed Chair in Law
  • Director - Capital Punishment Center


  • Quote

    July 8, 2007

    New York Times

    On July 8th, was quoted in the New York Times about President Bush's clemency policy during his governorship in Texas.

  • Quote

    April 26, 2007

    Various Newspapers

    On April 26th, was quoted in the Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, Austin-American Statesman, and San Antonio Express News about the Capital Punishment Clinic's victories in three cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, Smith v. Texas, Abdul-Kabir v. Quarterman, and Brewer v. Quarterman.

  • Lecture

    April 26, 2007

    Oxford University

    On April 26th, delivered a lecture at Oxford University, "The American Death Penalty: Federal Constitutional Regulation and the Prospects for Judicial Abolition."

  • Roundtable Participant

    April 13, 2007 – April 14, 2007

    Yale Law School

    On April 13-14th, participated in the Criminal Justice Roundtable at Yale Law School.

  • Lecture

    March 27, 2007


    On March 27th, delivered a lecture, "Capital Punishment: Regulation, Retrenchment, and Prospective Reform" for sociology students at U.T.

  • Paper Presentation

    March 9, 2007

    DePaul University Conference

    On March 9th, delivered a paper at DePaul University, "The Implications of Atkins for the Future Constitutional Regulation of Capital Punishment," ((co-author, Carol Steiker) at a conference, "Protecting a National Moral Consensus: Challenges in the Application of Atkins."

  • Paper Presentation

    February 8, 2007

    Capital Representation in Transition Conference

    On February 8, 2007, delivered a paper, "Improving Representation in Capital Cases: Establishing the Right Baselines and Incentives to Achieve Institutional Reform," at U.T. Law School, for the conference, "Capital Representation in Transition."

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Jordan M. Steiker

Work (512) 232-1346

Fax (512) 471-6988

Office: JON 6.220
The University of Texas at Austin
727 E Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705

Faculty Assistant

Angel B. Leffingwell
(512) 232-1253

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