Courting Death

Author: Carol S. Steiker
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674737423
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While execution chambers remain active in several states, Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker argue that the fate of the American death penalty is likely to be sealed by this failed judicial experiment.

Courting Death

Author: Carol Susan Steiker
ISBN: 9780674974852
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Courting Death illuminates both the promise and pitfalls of constitutional regulation of contentious social issues"--

Cruel And Unusual

Author: Michael Meltsner
Publisher: Quid Pro Books
ISBN: 1610270975
Size: 46.50 MB
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This is their tale.As Evan Mandery writes in his new Foreword, "In these pages, Meltsner lays bare every aspect of his and his colleaguesi thinking.

Death Penalty Stories

Author: John Blume
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 1628107359
Size: 25.30 MB
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This volume provides comprehensive examination of the canonical cases, as well as coverage of core issues such as: Representation Protections for the innocent Proportionality limits Execution methods The problem of volunteers The guarantee ...

Courting The People

Author: Anuj Bhuwania
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110714745X
Size: 25.35 MB
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""Studies the politics of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in contemporary India"--Provided by publisher."

Executing Freedom

Author: Daniel LaChance
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022606669X
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We now live in the era of lethal injection as the instrument of death for condemned prisoners. Lethal injection, as Danny LaChance shows, conflates punishment with medicine.

The Death Penalty

Author: Durant Frantzen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317521560
Size: 42.44 MB
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Bringing together the major death penalty cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court and the legal issues related to the death penalty, this text classifies the cases according to legal issues, provides commentary on the general case law, ...

Cruel Unusual

Author: John D. Bessler
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 1555537170
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This indispensable history of the Eighth Amendment and the founders' views of capital punishment is also a passionate call for the abolition of the death penalty based on the notion of cruel and unusual punishment

Peculiar Institution

Author: David Garland
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674058488
Size: 77.17 MB
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In American history, the "peculiar institution" is slavery. Anyone who thinks its vestiges were wiped out by the Emancipation Proclamation or civil rights laws should read this book and think again.