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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
 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
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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