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Pain, death, and the law [electronic resource] / edited by Austin Sarat.

Contributor(s): Sarat, Austin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Law, meaning, and violence: Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c 2001Description: 1 online resource (168 p.) : col. ill.ISBN: 9780472022854 (electronic bk.); 0472022857 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Capital punishment -- United States | Human body -- Law and legislation -- United States | Pain -- Social aspects | Peine de mort -- �Etats-Unis | Corps humain -- Droit -- �Etats-Unis | Douleur -- Aspect social | LAW -- Criminal Law -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pain, death, and the law.DDC classification: 345.73/0773 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: on pain and death as facts of legal life / Austin Sarat -- The problem of pain in punishment: historical perspectives / Karl Shoemaker -- Killing me softly: capital punishment and the technologies for taking life / Austin Sarat -- What the law must not hear: on capital punishment and the voice of pain / Timothy V. Kaufman-Osborn -- The sacred name of pain: the role of victim impact evidence in death penalty sentencing decisions / Jennifer L. Culbert -- The problem of pain and the right to die / Shai J. Lavi.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: on pain and death as facts of legal life / Austin Sarat -- The problem of pain in punishment: historical perspectives / Karl Shoemaker -- Killing me softly: capital punishment and the technologies for taking life / Austin Sarat -- What the law must not hear: on capital punishment and the voice of pain / Timothy V. Kaufman-Osborn -- The sacred name of pain: the role of victim impact evidence in death penalty sentencing decisions / Jennifer L. Culbert -- The problem of pain and the right to die / Shai J. Lavi.

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