Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

by Joseph A. Melusky, Keith Alan Pesto
     
 
This balanced approach to legal precedent and moral argument regarding the death penalty presents the evidence so readers can reach their own informed conclusions.
• 15 black-and-white photos• Excerpts from legal documents, court decisions, and statistical and survey data• Timeline• Bibliography

Overview

This balanced approach to legal precedent and moral argument regarding the death penalty presents the evidence so readers can reach their own informed conclusions.
• 15 black-and-white photos• Excerpts from legal documents, court decisions, and statistical and survey data• Timeline• Bibliography

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From the Publisher

"Capital Punishment provides an excellent starting point for anyone who wants to begin research on the death penalty. . . . The book is well written and the information concise. . . . Highly recommended." - Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313335587
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/17/2011
Series:
Historical Guides to Controversial Issues in America Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
207
Sales rank:
1,212,859
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
15 Years

Meet the Author

Joseph A. Melusky is professor of political science at St. Francis University in Loretto, PA, where he also serves as director of the Center for the Study of Government and Law and coordinator of the Political Science and Public Administration/Government Service Programs.Keith Alan Pesto is magistrate judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

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