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Baldus

 

Born 1327; died 1400. Medieval Italian jurist, student of Bartolus, and representative of the postglossator school.

Baldus enjoyed great authority as a professor and practicing lawyer. His lectures on Roman and canonical law, his practical guide to trial procedure, and particularly his five volumes of legal decisions are an important source on law during the age of feudalism.

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A 1996-1998 study by David Baldus and colleagues found that the criminal justice system places a higher value on the livelihood of whites than that of blacks.
De acuerdo al profesor David Baldus, de la Universidad de Georgia, en terminos generales, alguien que mata a un blanco tiene 4.
The McCleskey litigation was based on the so-called Baldus Study, in which Professor David C.
At the suggestion of David Baldus, the first Special Master of the New Jersey Death Penalty Proportionality Review Project, the New Jersey Supreme Court uses a statistical approach referred to as "frequency analysis" in carrying out proportionality review.
The five photographers -- Hippolyte Bayard (1801-1887), the Prussian-born Edouard Baldus (1813-1889), Henri Le Secq (1818-1882), Gustave Le Gray (1820-1884) and Mestral (about whom little is known, not even his Christian name) -- were all members of the short-lived Societe heliographique (1851-1853).
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A study conducted by Professor David Baldus found that the death penalty was imposed in 22 percent of the cases involving black defendants and white victims; in 8 percent of the cases involving white defendants and white victims; in 3 percent of the cases involving white defendants and black victims; and in 1 percent of the cases involving black defendants and black victims.
It is not insignificant that in the 16th century, Charles du Moulin, discussing law, equity, and the legislator, supported his method of interpretation not with citations from Bartolus and Baldus, but from Gerson.
Nick Frey continues as executive director as do Rich Thomas as secretary, Mike Baldus as treasurer and Francine Baldus as director of member services.
After controlling for all explanatory variables other than race, the 1990 Equal Justice and the Death Penalty: An Empirical Study by David Baldus, George Woodworth, and Charles Pulaski concludes that the chances of being sentenced to death are 4.
A study by law professor David Baldus and colleagues revealed that the odds of receiving a death sentence in Philadelphia are four times higher if the defendant is a person of color.