Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Volume 42 / Edition 1by Austin Sarat
Pub. Date: 02/28/2008
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
This volume of Studies in Law, Politics, and Society presents a unique special issue "Is the Death Penalty Dying?." Drawing together an array of distinguished scholars from political science, criminology, sociology, and law, this volume provides a comprehensive assessment of the status of the death penalty in the United States, its past, and its trajectory for the future. Taken together, the work published in this volume exemplifies the kind exciting and innovative work now being done by legal scholars from different disciplines.
* A special issue examining the death penalty in the US
* Drawing together an array of distinguished scholars from political science, criminology, sociology, and law
Table of Contents
2. The Heart Has its Reasons: Examining the Strange Persistence of the American Death Penalty
3. Rule of Law Abolitionism
4. Not Wiser After Thirty Five Years of Contemplating the Death Penalty
5. Facts and Furies: The Antinomies of Facts, Law, and Retribution in the Work of Capital Prosecutors.
6. The Judicial Use of International and Foreign Law in Death Penalty Cases: A Poisoned Chalice?
7. Death, Unravelled
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