Hugo Adam Bedau is professor emeritus of philosophy at Tufts University and the editor of the The Death Penalty in America: Current Controversies. Bedau is one of the leading and most widely recognized opponents of the death penalty.
Stephen B. Bright is director of the Southern Center for Human Rights and teaches courses on the death penalty and criminal law at Harvard and Yale law schools.
Paul G. Cassell is a United States district court judge of Salt Lake City. He is a former clerk for Judge Antonin Scalia (when he was a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals) and for former Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger. Cassell also served as an associate deputy attorney general with the U.S. Justice Department and was professor of law at the University of Utah. He has lectured frequently and been called on often to testify as an expert in the areas of criminal justice reform and the rights of crime victims.
Alex Kozinski is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Joshua K. Marquis is district attorney of Clatsop County in Astoria, Oregon. He has been a prosecutor for more than 17 years and was a