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Death penalty on trial [electronic resource] : a handbook with cases, laws, and documents / Gary P. Gershman.

By: Gershman, Gary P.
Material type: TextTextSeries: On trial: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2005Description: 1 online resource (1 v.).ISBN: 1851096116 (electronic bk.); 9781851096114 (electronic bk.); 9781851096060 (hardback : alk. paper); 185109606X (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Capital punishment -- United States -- History | Peine de mort -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | LAW -- Criminal Law -- General | Todesstrafe | USA | USA (Law)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Death penalty on trial.DDC classification: 345.73/0773 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Historical background -- Cases -- Impact and legacy -- Documents -- Key people, laws, and concepts.
Summary: This handbook sifts through the rhetoric, politics and emotion that characterize one of the most discussed, yet least understood issues in 21st century America. Placing the death penalty in a historical perspective, this introduction explains the legal theory that has perpetuated it.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Historical background -- Cases -- Impact and legacy -- Documents -- Key people, laws, and concepts.

This handbook sifts through the rhetoric, politics and emotion that characterize one of the most discussed, yet least understood issues in 21st century America. Placing the death penalty in a historical perspective, this introduction explains the legal theory that has perpetuated it.

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