5 edition of death penalty found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 573-612) and index.
|Statement||by James J. Megivern.|
|LC Classifications||K5104 .M44 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 641 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||641|
|LC Control Number||97004216|
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The book also includes the text of Governor George Ryan's March speech in which he explained why he had commuted the sentences of all prisoners on Illinois's death representing the viewpoints of experts who face the vexing questions about capital punishment on a daily basis, Debating the Death Penalty makes a vital contribution to a. In The Death Penalty in America: Current Controversies, Hugo Adam Bedau, one of our preeminent scholars on the subject, provides a comprehensive sourcebook on the death penalty, making the process of informed consideration not only possible but fascinating as well. No mere revision of the third edition of The Death Penalty in America--which the New York Times praised as "the most complete 3/5(1).
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The Death Penalty book gives a lot of information on the death penalty in the U.S.A. and throughout the ages in other parts of the world. It is well written and I learned many things I didn't know about it.
I am against the death penalty, and I hope one day this cruelty will be it will be stopped/5(9). The Death Penalty: For and Against. Two distinguished social and political philosophers take opposing positions in this highly engaging work. Louis P. Pojman justifies the practice of execution by appealing to the principle of retribution: we deserve to be rewarded and punished according to the virtue or viciousness of our actions/5.
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Against the Death Penalty is an important book in the field, best suited for anyone generally interested in issues related to capital punishment in the US. Highly Recommended.―CHOICECited by: 3. I read the first book in the series and really enjoyed it. but the author has moved up another level with Death Penalty lots more happening in the second book to keep you on the ball.
i am looking forward to reading the next one in the series 5 stars and well worth the read/5. bringing the total of non-death penalty countries tofar more than the 84 countries which retain an active death penalty. Roger Hood, in his book about world developments in the death penalty, noted that: "The annual average rate at which 1.
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History Capital punishment was widely applied in ancient times; it can be found (c BC) in the Code of Hammurabi. From the fall of Rome to the beginnings of the modern era, capital punishment. In Against the Death Penalty, Justice Stephen G.
Breyer argues that it does: that it is carried out unfairly and inconsistently, and thus violates the ban on “cruel and unusual punishments. “Stuart Banner’s The Death Penalty is a splendidly objective achievement. Delightfully written, free of academic pretense, liberally sprinkled with apt references from contemporary sources, the book exhaustively explores the multifaceted evolution of America’s penal practices.
This was a good book that covers the death penalty and the case for the unconstitutionality of it by Justice Breyer. This is ultimately just the dissent from the Gossnip case with an introduction by the editor.
The introduction is not as helpful but the dissent is providing good context and arguments to leverage /5. long as the death penalty exists, there is a need for advocacy against it. This book provides arguments and analysis, reviews trends and shares perspectives on moving away from the death Size: 1MB.
The Death Penalty in America, Anchor Books, 1. Mendelsohn S., The Criminal Jurisprudence of the Ancient Hebrews, perhaps no punishment is more controversial than the death penalty. The Death Penalty Information Center is a non-profit organization serving the media and the public with analysis and information about capital punishment.
Founded inthe Center promotes informed discussion of the death penalty by preparing in-depth reports, conducting briefings for. Alternately impassioned, angry, and haunted by the victims, crimes, and criminals, Mello draws us into the legal maze of appeals, death warrants, stays of execution, and executions.
Though Mello is unflinching in his recognition of the brutal realities of capital crimes, his book is a powerful indictment of the death penalty enterprise in America.4/5(5). The death penalty arouses our passions as does few other issues.
Some view taking another person's life as just and reasonable punishment while others see it as an inhumane and barbaric act. But the intensity of feeling that capital punishment provokes often obscures its long and varied history in this country. Now, for the first time, we have a comprehensive history of the death penalty in /5(2).
The death penalty and lynching were instruments of “white supremacist political and social power” in North Carolina, diverging in form but not in function.
So writes University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill American Studies Professor Seth Kotch In his newly released book, Lethal State: A History of the Death Penalty in North Carolina.
So argues British death-penalty scholar and abolitionist Dr. Bharat Malkani, a Senior Lecturer at the Cardiff University School of Law and Politics, in his new book, Slavery and the Death Penalty: A Study in Abolition. Malkani’s book explores the historical and conceptual links between slavery and capital punishment and the efforts of.the death penalty • Francis Ssuubi, The impact of the Death Penalty on the children with a parent on death row or executed • Susannah Sheffer, Ending silence, ending shame • Florence Seemungal, Lizzie Seal and Lynsey Black, Impact of the imposition of the death penalty on families of.
Current Controversies: Death Penalty takes a look at whether the death penalty is just and ethical, if it serves a public good, if it is applied fairly, and how the US death penalty practices should be reformed.; The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and Author: Noel Merino.