Author Clarke, Alan W. (Alan William)
Title The bitter fruit of American justice : international and domestic resistance to the death penalty / Alan W. Clarke & Laurelyn Whitt
Imprint Boston : Northeastern University Press ; Hanover, [NH] : Published by University Press of New England, c2007
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  345.73 C55 2007    AVAILABLE  -  30500101352642
Descript x, 242 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-231) and index
Human rights and the erosion of absolute sovereignty -- Extradition : holding the United States to a higher human rights standard -- Honoring treaty commitments : the Vienna Convention on consular relations -- Death penalty myths : science confronts conventional wisdom -- Attitudes toward capital punishment : do facts matter? -- Executing the innocent -- The moral potency of the innocence argument -- The imperfectability of the system
Subject Capital punishment -- United States
Extradition -- United States
Human rights -- United States
Justice, Administration of -- United States
Alt Author Whitt, Laurelyn