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After decades of appeals, the Supreme Court will decide this month whether to hear Doyle Lee Hamm’s case. It will be his last chance to avoid execution.
Photograph by Mississippi State Penitentiary via Bernard E. Harcourt
After decades of appeals, the Supreme Court will decide whether to hear Doyle Lee Hamm’s case. It will be his last chance to avoid execution.

The Long Defense of Doyle Lee Hamm

For decades, Visiting Professor Bernard E. Harcourt––who is leading this year's School of Social Science program on Law and the Social Sciences with Professor Didier Fassin––has represented client Doyle Lee Hamm, a 59-year-old Alabama inmate who has been on death row for 29 years. After decades of appeals, the Supreme Court will decide this month whether to hear Hamm’s case. Read more about the case and Harcourt's involvement via the New Yorker http://ow.ly/ft4P304bnPm