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Author Roensch, Greg
Title Furman v. Georgia : cruel and unusual punishment / Greg Roensch
Imprint New York : Chelsea House, c2007
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  345.73 F98 2007    AVAILABLE  -  30500101348012
Descript 112 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Series Great Supreme Court decisions
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-106) and index
A brief history of the death penalty -- Background of the Furman case -- Furman goes to the Supreme Court -- The historic opinion -- After the decision -- The death penalty today
Discusses the history of capital punishment, explains the United States Supreme Court's decision in Furman v. Georgia, and explores the impact of this case
EAS: YW
Subject Furman, William Henry -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Juvenile literature
Georgia -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Juvenile literature
Capital punishment -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Capital punishment -- Georgia -- Juvenile literature
Furman, William Henry -- Trials, litigation, etc
Georgia -- Trials, litigation, etc
Capital punishment -- United States
Capital punishment -- Georgia
Alt Title Furman versus Georgia
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