Kevin M. Doyle, a lawyer, graduated from Fordham College and the University of Virginia School of Law. After defending death row inmates and capital defendants in Alabama for five years, he headed New York’s Capital Defender Office until it brought New York’s death penalty to an end.

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Politics & Society Short Take
Kevin M. DoyleSeptember 26, 2019
The stakes are too high for the independent-minded to sit out party primaries, writes Kevin M. Doyle, a pro-lifer and onetime Democrat. We must make a choice, even it is a random one.
Kevin M. DoyleJuly 19, 2016
'13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty,' by Mario Marazziti
Kevin M. DoyleDecember 22, 2015
'Church of Spies,' by Mark Riebling
Kevin M. DoyleMarch 12, 2014
When speaking against the death penalty to secular audiences I try to work in a plug for the unborn So once as a guest lecturer at Princeton I lamented the passing of Paul Ramsey a Princeton ethicist who demanded that abortion at any gestational stage be distinguishable from infanticide I equa
Kevin M. DoyleOctober 08, 2012
The story of a murderer who became a monk
Kevin M. DoyleAugust 15, 2011
Are we destined to condemn the death penalty only after we are free of it?
Kevin M. DoyleJuly 07, 2008
'The Race Card,'reviewed