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Title The future of America's death penalty : an agenda for the next generation of capital punishment research / edited by Charles S. Lanier, William J. Bowers, James R. Acker
Imprint Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2009
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  345.73 F9893 2009    AVAILABLE  -  30500101344755
Descript xxix, 552 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Death penalty research today and tomorrow / Hugo Adam Bedau -- The role of constitutional facts and social science research in capital litigation : is "proof" of arbitrariness or inaccuracy relevant to the constitutional regulation of the American death penalty? / Jordan M. Steiker -- Why the downturn in death sentences? / William J. Bowers and Scott E. Sundby -- The ABA death penalty moratorium implementation project : setting the stage for further research / Deborah Fleischaker -- The National Death Penalty Archive (NDPA) : "the greatest body of evidence ever collected about the death penalty in the United States" / Charles S. Lanier -- Racial and ethnic disparities in resolving homicides / Michael L. Radelet and Glenn L. Pierce -- Perspectives, approaches, and future directions in death penalty proportionality studies / David Baldus, George Woodworth and Neil Alan Weiner -- Empirical studies of race and geographic discrimination in the administration of the death penalty : a primer on the key methodological issues / David Baldus ... [et al.] -- The capital jury experiment of the Supreme Court / William J. Bowers, Thomas W. Brewer and Charles S. Lanier -- The future of innocence / Richard C. Dieter -- Mental retardation and the death penalty five years after Atkins / John H. Blume, Sheri Lynn Johnson and Christopher Seeds -- The effects of AEDPA on justice / David R. Dow and Eric M. Freedman -- Toward a new perspective on clemency in the killing state / Austin Sarat -- Death and deterrence redux : science, law and causal reasoning on capital punishment / Jeffrey Fagan and Valerie West -- Researching future dangerousness / Jon Sorensen -- Capital punishment and the families of victims and defendants / Margaret Vandiver -- The cost of the death penalty in America : directions for future research / Jonathan E. Gradess and Andrew L.B. Davies -- "Symbolic" and "instrumental" aspects of capital punishment / David Garland -- Alternative sanctions for aggravated murder : form and function / James R. Acker -- Life under sentence of death : some research agendas / Robert Johnson ... [et al.] -- The future of execution methods / Deborah W. Denno
Subject Capital punishment -- United States
Alt Author Lanier, Charles S., 1950-
Bowers, William J
Acker, James R., 1951-
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