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Author Lyon, Andrea D
Title The Death Penalty : What's Keeping It Alive
Imprint Blue Ridge Summit : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 The Death Penalty Yesterday and Today -- 2 Moral and Religious Underpinnings of the Death Penalty -- 3 The Media as a Messenger of Death -- 4 The Death Penalty as a Political Tool -- 5 The Failure and Fate of Capital Punishment -- Appendix A: Death Penalty Historical Timeline -- Appendix B: Countries with and without the Death Penalty -- Appendix C: States with and without the Death Penalty -- Notes -- Index -- About the Author
In The Death Penalty: What's Keeping it Alive an award-winning criminal defense attorney turns a critical eye towards the death penalty in America. Filled with gripping case studies, the book analyzes why the death penalty remains active in most states in spite of well-documented flaws in the justice system
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lyon, Andrea D. The Death Penalty : What's Keeping It Alive Blue Ridge Summit : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,c2014 9781442232679
Subject Capital punishment -- United States -- History
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