Capital Punishment and the Judicial Process: Cases and Materials / Edition 1

Capital Punishment and the Judicial Process: Cases and Materials / Edition 1

by Randall Coyne, Lyn Entzeroth

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Carolina Academic Press
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Older Edition
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75.00(w) x 10.50(h) x 1.75(d)

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Table of Contents

Table of Cases
Table of Prisoners
List of Web Addresses
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to First Edition
Ch. 1The Great Debate Over Capital Punishment3
Ch. 2Eight Amendment Prohibition Against Cruel and Unusual Punishment51
Ch. 3Early Constitutional Challenges to the Death Penalty117
Ch. 4Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation173
Ch. 5Constitutional Limitations on Death Eligibility221
Ch. 6Selecting the Capital Jury283
Ch. 7The Role of Aggravating Circumstances329
Ch. 8The Role of Mitigating Circumstances389
Ch. 9The Sentencing Phase of Capital Cases447
Ch. 10Use of Psychiatric Experts in Capital Cases527
Ch. 11Assistance of Counsel555
Ch. 12Stays of Execution and State Post-Conviction Relief Proceedings623
Ch. 13Introduction to Federal Habeas Corpus Review661
Ch. 14State Barriers to Federal Habeas Review707
Ch. 15Retroactivity769
Ch. 16Presumption of Correctness799
Ch. 17Successive Habeas Corpus Petitions, Abuse of the Writ, and Clemency811
Ch. 18The Federal Death Penalty845
Ch. 19International Law and the Death Penalty933
App. A"Three Specimen Days," from Jackson & Christian, Death Row (Beacon Press 1980)993
App. B"An Englishman Abroad,"997

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