Capital Punishment In America: A Balanced Examination / Edition 2

Capital Punishment In America: A Balanced Examination / Edition 2

by Evan J. Mandery
     
 

binding type PBSee more details below

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binding type PB

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449605988
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
02/23/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Moral arguments about the death penalty - an introduction1
1Retribution5
2Religion23
3Deterrence41
4Brutalization65
5Incapacitation77
6Cost101
7Innocence123
The death penalty as applied in America - an introduction155
8Arbitrariness159
9Mitigating evidence235
10Rape and proportionality263
11Felony-murder279
12Juveniles309
13The mentally retarded339
14The insane363
15Race379
16Victim impact evidence431
17Capital juries461
18Sentencing alternatives493
19Trial counsel521
20Habeas corpus and the role of innocence543
Issues of application - introduction571
21Appellate delay573
22Televised executions589
23Clemency599
24The moratorium movement617
25International law and American exceptionalism629
26The future of the death penalty in America653

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