The Solemn Sentence Of Death

Author: Lawrence B. Goodheart
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 1558498478
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Traces the evolution of the death penalty in a single state from the colonial era to the present

Commentary On The Constitution From Plato To Rousseau

Author: Joshua B. Stein
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739167596
Size: 72.21 MB
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Rather than a book about what the founders took from previous thinkers and political figures, this is a book that allows the reader to consider the U.S. Constitution while learning about people whose genius has transcended time, from Plato ...

Constitutional Law Deskbook

Author: Ralph C. Chandler
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Coker v Georgia (1977) 433 US 584, 53 L Ed 2d 982, 97 S Ct 2861, established
that the death penalty could not constitutionally be imposed as a sentence ... 96 S
Ct 2909, did not address the question of whether murder was a necessary
requisite to the imposition of capital punishment ... "solemn judgment" to utilize
the death penalty to combat the complete violation of a woman's dignity and

Slavery In American Society

Author: Lawrence B. Goodheart
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Size: 34.64 MB
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This anthology reflects the sweeping changes of recent years in historians' views of slavery, featuring essays from the growing fields of social history, women's history, and comparative history.

It S Complicated

Author: danah boyd
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300166311
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Surveys the online social habits of American teens and analyzes the role technology and social media plays in their lives, examining common misconceptions about such topics as identity, privacy, danger, and bullying.

Deconstructing The Cherokee Nation

Author: Tyler Boulware
ISBN: 9780813035802
Size: 73.22 MB
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This volume focuses on the understudied importance of social and political ties that gradually connected villages and regions and slowly weakened the localism that dominated in earlier decades.

Criminal Law

Author: George E. Dix
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This casts serious doubt upon the constitutional validity of statutes imposing the
death penalty for a variety of conduct which, though ... as to the wisdom of capital
punishment, I cannot agree that it is constitutionally impermissible for a state
legislature to make the "solemn ... Vacating the sentences of death, the Supreme
Court tersely explained, "The imposition and carrying out of the death penalty
constitutes ... Georgia, 433 U.S. 917, 97 S.Ct. 2994, 53 L.Ed.2d 1104 (1977)(per

The Thirteenth Turn

Author: Jack Shuler
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1610391373
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The Thirteenth Turn unravels these stories, from Judas Iscariot, perhaps the most infamous hanged man, to the killing of Perry Smith and Richard Hickock, the murderers at the heart of Truman Capote's In Cold Blood, and beyond.

Discipline Punish

Author: Michel Foucault
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307819299
Size: 67.23 MB
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In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner ...