Debolina Das

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Editor-in-Chief, Volume 39
Staff, Volume 38

Gutierrez v. Nevada: International Law Gets Its Day in [State] Court

Debolina Das

Volume 39 - Issue 1, Fall 2013, Page 191

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Cite as: Debolina Das,  Gutierrez v. Nevada: International Law Gets Its Day in [State] Court, 39 N.C. J. Int'l L. & Com. Reg 191 (2013)

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Carlos Gutierrez (Gutierrez) spent a year abusing Mailin Stafford (Mailin), his three-year-old stepdaughter, for sucking on her thumbs. He subjected her to frequent beatings and spankings, forced her to eat chili peppers and Tabasco sauce and threw her into freezing cold showers until she began to drown or turn blue. On June 15, 2004, Gutierrez punched her in the stomach one last time before she crawled onto his lap and died. A three-judge panel sentenced Gutierrez to death.


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Categories: Conflict of Laws, International Human Rights
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