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The Resource Understanding capital punishment law, Linda E. Carter, Ellen S. Kreitzberg Scott W. Howe

Understanding capital punishment law, Linda E. Carter, Ellen S. Kreitzberg Scott W. Howe

Label
Understanding capital punishment law
Title
Understanding capital punishment law
Statement of responsibility
Linda E. Carter, Ellen S. Kreitzberg Scott W. Howe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Carter, Linda E
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kreitzberg, Ellen
  • Howe, Scott W
Series statement
Understanding series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capital punishment
  • Capital punishment
  • United States
Label
Understanding capital punishment law, Linda E. Carter, Ellen S. Kreitzberg Scott W. Howe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and 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
Introduction to capital punishment law -- The death penalty debate -- Sources of law -- Challenges to the constitutionality of the death penalty -- Methods of execution -- Modern death penalty statutes -- The death penalty trial -- Categorical bars to the death penalty -- Overview of aggravating evidence : the eligibility function and the selection function -- Aggravating circumstances : eligibility of the case for the death penalty -- Aggravating evidence and the selection decision -- Selection process : mitigation -- Selection process : the life or death decision -- Direct appeals -- Postconviction proceedings : the writ of Habeas Corpus -- Ineffective assistance of counsel -- Innocence -- Clemency -- Death row issues : insanity and death row phenomenon -- Race and the death penalty -- Gender bias and the death penalty -- Volunteers : defendants who want to die -- International treaty rights and the use of foreign law in death penalty cases -- The federal death penalty -- Military death penalty -- The death penalty in a global context -- Evolving attitudes on capital punishment : the move away from the death penalty -- Future issues in capital punishment law
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xix, 485 pages, 20 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781422486474
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2012016981
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)793099572
Label
Understanding capital punishment law, Linda E. Carter, Ellen S. Kreitzberg Scott W. Howe
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and 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
Introduction to capital punishment law -- The death penalty debate -- Sources of law -- Challenges to the constitutionality of the death penalty -- Methods of execution -- Modern death penalty statutes -- The death penalty trial -- Categorical bars to the death penalty -- Overview of aggravating evidence : the eligibility function and the selection function -- Aggravating circumstances : eligibility of the case for the death penalty -- Aggravating evidence and the selection decision -- Selection process : mitigation -- Selection process : the life or death decision -- Direct appeals -- Postconviction proceedings : the writ of Habeas Corpus -- Ineffective assistance of counsel -- Innocence -- Clemency -- Death row issues : insanity and death row phenomenon -- Race and the death penalty -- Gender bias and the death penalty -- Volunteers : defendants who want to die -- International treaty rights and the use of foreign law in death penalty cases -- The federal death penalty -- Military death penalty -- The death penalty in a global context -- Evolving attitudes on capital punishment : the move away from the death penalty -- Future issues in capital punishment law
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xix, 485 pages, 20 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781422486474
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2012016981
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)793099572

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