Cases and Materials on the Death Penalty / Edition 2

Cases and Materials on the Death Penalty / Edition 2

by Nina Rivkind
     
 

This casebook comprehensively covers Supreme Court death penalty jurisprudence. Part I contains background information about the death penalty and the Court?s seminal cases. Part II addresses constitutional challenges to various aspects of death penalty schemes. Part III considers the litigation of a capital case by examining the Court's constitutional decisions

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This casebook comprehensively covers Supreme Court death penalty jurisprudence. Part I contains background information about the death penalty and the Court?s seminal cases. Part II addresses constitutional challenges to various aspects of death penalty schemes. Part III considers the litigation of a capital case by examining the Court's constitutional decisions regarding the process as a whole and the penalty phase, in particular. Part IV concerns issues arising after the death judgment, including review of the death judgment and the execution itself. Part V reconsiders the death penalty from the perspective of international law and recent critiques and proposals for reform.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314154019
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
11/22/2005
Series:
American Casebook Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
903
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

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