Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Commonwealth Caribbean Constitutions

  • An Update on the Death Penalty in Trinidad & Tobago

    —John Knechtle, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad The sentence of death has been the mandatory penalty for murder in Trinidad and Tobago since independence in 1962 and with the country consistently ranking in the top ten percent for homicides per capita around the world, public support for the death penalty remains strong.