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The Resource The death penalty, Brandon L. Garrett, Lee B. Kovarsky

The death penalty, Brandon L. Garrett, Lee B. Kovarsky

Label
The death penalty
Title
The death penalty
Statement of responsibility
Brandon L. Garrett, Lee B. Kovarsky
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The death penalty is contested across modern social, political, academic, and legal institutions, and this interdisciplinary text helps readers analyze that debate. It begins with Furman v. Georgia, which doubles as the Supreme Court’s only decision striking down the death penalty and as the origin of modern American capital punishment. The text explores the legal rules and moral reasoning behind the principle that the death penalty be reserved for the worst offenders, as well as the most uncomfortable realities of American capital punishment―the likelihood of wrongful executions and the undeniable influence of race on death penalty practice. Discussion of law and theory is always supplemented with appropriate empirical studies, and is connected to the practice of lawyers on the ground. The text concludes with a glimpse to the future of the death penalty, and situates the increasingly exceptional American experience in an international context."--
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YDX
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Garrett, Brandon
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Kovarsky, Lee
Series statement
Concepts and insights series
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  • Capital punishment
  • Defense (Criminal procedure)
Label
The death penalty, Brandon L. Garrett, Lee B. Kovarsky
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to the Death Penalty -- Chapter 2. Eligibility and Selection -- Chapter 3. Categorical Exemptions -- Chapter 4. Race and the Death Penalty -- Chapter 5. Patterns -- Chapter 6. Capital Trials -- Chapter 7. Post-Conviction Litigation -- Chapter 8. Innocence and the Death Penalty -- Chapter 9. The Future of the Death Penalty -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 253 pages
Isbn
9781634603218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1032026293
Label
The death penalty, Brandon L. Garrett, Lee B. Kovarsky
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to the Death Penalty -- Chapter 2. Eligibility and Selection -- Chapter 3. Categorical Exemptions -- Chapter 4. Race and the Death Penalty -- Chapter 5. Patterns -- Chapter 6. Capital Trials -- Chapter 7. Post-Conviction Litigation -- Chapter 8. Innocence and the Death Penalty -- Chapter 9. The Future of the Death Penalty -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 253 pages
Isbn
9781634603218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1032026293

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