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Ethical issues: capital punishment books

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Courting Death The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment by Carol Steiker, Jordan M. Steiker Courting Death The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment
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Refusing to eradicate the death penalty, the U.S. has attempted to reform and rationalize capital punishment through federal constitutional law. While execution chambers remain active in several states, Carol Steiker and Jordan Steiker argue that the fate of the American...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2016

Death Penalty and the Victims by United Nations Publications, United Nations: High Commissioner For Human Rights Death Penalty and the Victims
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The perspectives of the victims on the death penalty as reflected in this book are likely to provoke tough discussions and polemics. This may be a welcome challenge. There is a strong and empirically proven correlation between the evidence-based discussion...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2016

Moving Away from the Death Penalty Arguments, Trends and Perspectives by United Nations: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Moving Away from the Death Penalty Arguments, Trends and Perspectives

Capital punishment is irrevocable. It prohibits the correction of mistakes by the justice system and leaves no room for human error, with the gravest of consequences. There is no evidence of a deterrent effect of the death penalty. Those sacrificed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2015

The Death Penalty A Worldwide Perspective by Roger, QC (Hon) DCL FBA, Roger Hood, Carolyn Hoyle The Death Penalty A Worldwide Perspective
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The fifth edition of this renowned work charts the progress towards the goal of worldwide abolition of the death penalty internationally. The authors make a powerful case for abolition, regarding capital punishment as cruel, inhuman, and degrading.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2015

The Death Penalty A Worldwide Perspective by Roger, QC (Hon) DCL FBA, Roger Hood, Carolyn Hoyle The Death Penalty A Worldwide Perspective
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The fifth edition of this renowned work charts the progress towards the goal of worldwide abolition of the death penalty internationally. The authors make a powerful case for abolition, regarding capital punishment as cruel, inhuman, and degrading.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/12/2014

Ultimate Punishment A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty by Scott Turow Ultimate Punishment A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty

A gripping, clear-sighted, necessary examination of the principles, personalities, and politics of a fundamental dilemma within American democracy with all the drama and intellectual substance of Turow's celebrated fiction.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014

The Executioner's Toll, 2010 The Crimes, Arrests, Trials, Appeals, Last Meals, Final Words and Executions of 46 Persons in the United States by Matthew T Mangino The Executioner's Toll, 2010 The Crimes, Arrests, Trials, Appeals, Last Meals, Final Words and Executions of 46 Persons in the United States

The Executioner's Toll, 2010 is a meticulous examination of every execution (and the details surrounding the execution) carried out in a single year--and a thought-provoking exploration into the minds of 46 killers as each plays the role of predator, quarry...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2014

Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia Human Rights, Politics and Public Opinion by Roger, QC (Hon) DCL FBA, Roger Hood Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia Human Rights, Politics and Public Opinion
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This volume explores the continued use of capital punishment in Asia and the reasons behind its retention. Various contributions offer insights into the politics, practice and public opinion of Asian capital punishment
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2013

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Determinants of the Death Penalty A Comparative Study of the World by Carsten Anckar Determinants of the Death Penalty A Comparative Study of the World

Determinants of the Death Penalty seeks to explain the phenomenon of capital punishment - without recourse to value judgements - by identifying those characteristics common to countries that use the death penalty and those that mark countries which do not....
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2013

The Death Penalty in Japan Will the Public Tolerate Abolition? by Mai Sato The Death Penalty in Japan Will the Public Tolerate Abolition?

Examines public attitudes to the death penalty in Japan, focusing on knowledge and trust-based attitudinal factors relating to support for, and opposition to, the death penalty. This book offers a conceptual framework in understanding the death penalty without relying on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2013

The Death Penalty in the United States A Complete Guide to Federal and State Laws by Louis J., Jr. Palmer The Death Penalty in the United States A Complete Guide to Federal and State Laws
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The death penalty landscape has changed considerably since the first edition of this book was published in 1998. For example, five states that had the death penalty in 1998 - Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New Mexico and New York -...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2013

Is the Death Penalty Dying? European and American Perspectives by Austin Sarat Is the Death Penalty Dying? European and American Perspectives

Examining the historical and political conditions that shaped death penalty practice from the end of World War II to today.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2013

Grave Injustice Unearthing Wrongful Executions by Richard A. Stack Grave Injustice Unearthing Wrongful Executions

On September 21, 2011, the controversial execution of Georgia inmate Troy Davis, who spent twenty years on death row for a crime he most likely did not commit, revealed the complexity of death penalty trials, the flaws in America's justice...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2013

The Case for Capital Punishment by Alfred B., Jr. Heilbrun The Case for Capital Punishment
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Does the prospect of possible execution save lives by deterring the act of murder? Heilbrun presents evidence concerning whether state death penalties demonstrate the two necessary properties of a true deterrent. He also analyzes rarely-considered factors that influence the deterrence...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/12/2012

Peculiar Institution America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition by David Garland Peculiar Institution America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition

Shows how death penalty practice has come to bear the distinctive hallmarks of America's political institutions and cultural conflicts. This title brings clarity to our understanding of this peculiar institution - and a challenge to supporters and opponents alike.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2012

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