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Author Henderson, Harry, 1951-
Title Capital punishment / Harry Henderson
Imprint New York : Facts on File, ©2000
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  345.73 H3834 2000    AVAILABLE    30500101133877
Edition Rev. ed
Descript 300 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Library in a book
Library in a book
Note Revised edition of: Capital punishment / Stephen A. Flanders. c1991
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-224) and index
Overview of the topic: Introduction to capital punishment -- Law of capital punishment -- Chronology -- Biographical listing -- Glossary -- Guide to further research: How to research capital punishment -- Annotated bibliography -- Organizations and agencies -- Appendices: Statistics on capital punishment -- Polls and surveys -- Overview of research studies -- Extract from U.S. Supreme Court ruling: Furman v. Georgia, 1972 -- Extract from U.S. Supreme Court ruling: McCleskey v. Kemp, 1987
Support for capital punishment tends to ebb and flow. Still, the highly controversial punishment endures. Capital punishment frames both sides in a probing but unbiased manner. Thoroughly revised, the book offers the latest events, laws, and cases. It provides a comprehensive array of bibliographies, Internet sources, audiovisual materials, and other resources for students, researchers, attorneys, law enforcement officers, political consultants, media professionals, and government policy makers and administrators
Subject Capital punishment -- United States
Capital punishment
Alt Author Flanders, Stephen A. Capital punishment
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