Last updated on: 8/26/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Roger C. Adams Biography

Title:
Former US Pardon Attorney at the US Department of Justice
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 19, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to death penalty issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to death penalty issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • US Pardon Attorney, US Department of Justice, 1998-Jan. 2008
  • Acting Pardon Attorney, US Department of Justice, 1997-1998
  • Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, US Department of Justice, 1993-1997
  • Senior Counsel, Criminal Division of the US Department of Justice
Education:
  • Attended Boston College Law School
  • Attended Bowdoin College
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. What Is Clemency?