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100 1  Bedau, Hugo Adam 
245 14 The Death Penalty in America :|bCurrent Controversies 
264  1 Cary :|bOxford University Press USA - OSO,|c1994 
264  4 |c©1997 
300    1 online resource (545 pages) 
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505 0  Cover -- CONTENTS -- TABLES -- FIGURES -- 1 Background and
       Developments -- Part I: The Laws, the Crimes, and the 
       Executions -- 2 Offenses Punishable by Death -- 3 Proposed
       State Death Penalty Legislation, 1994 -- 4 Criminal 
       Homicide -- 5 Death Row Prisoners -- 6 The Status of the 
       Death Penalty Worldwide -- Part II: The Controversy over 
       Public Support for the Death Penalty: The Death Penalty 
       versus Life Imprisonment -- 7 Hardening of the Attitudes: 
       Americans' Views on the Death Penalty -- 8 Sentencing for 
       Life: Americans Embrace Alternatives to the Death Penalty 
       -- Part III: The Controversy over Deterrence and 
       Incapacitation -- 9 Murder, Capital Punishment, and 
       Deterrence: A Review of the Literature -- 10 A National 
       Study of the Furman-Commuted Inmates: Assessing the Threat
       to Society from Capital Offenders -- 11 Prison Homicides, 
       Recidivist Murder, and Life Imprisonment -- Part IV: The 
       Controversy over Constitutionality -- 12 Furman v. Georgia,
       1972: The Death Penalty as Administered Is 
       Unconstitutional -- 13 Gregg v. Georgia, 1976: The Death 
       Penalty Is Not Per Se Unconstitutional -- 14 Woodson v. 
       North Carolina, 1976: Mandatory Death Penalties Are 
       Unconstitutional -- 15 Coker v. Georgia, 1977: The Death 
       Penalty for Rape Is Unconstitutional -- 16 Constitutional 
       Interpretation, History, and the Death Penalty -- 17 Why 
       the Death Penalty Is a Cruel and Unusual Punishment -- 18 
       Habeas Corpus and Other Constitutional Controversies -- 19
       International Human Rights Law and the Death Penalty in 
       America -- Part V: The Controversy over Race and Class -- 
       20 McCleskey v. Kemp, 1987: A Racially Disproportionate 
       Death Penalty System Is Not Unconstitutional -- 21 Death 
       Penalty Sentencing: Research Indicates Pattern of Racial 
       Disparities -- 22 Counsel for the Poor: The Death Sentence
       Not for the Worst Crime but for the Worst Lawyer 
505 8  Part VI: Controversies from Prosecution to Execution -- 23
       "A Good Murder -- 24 How American Juries Decide Death 
       Penalty Cases: The Capital Jury Project -- 25 Innocence 
       and the Death Penalty: Assessing the Danger of Mistaken 
       Executions -- 26 An Appeal for Clemency: The Case of 
       Harold Lament Otey -- 27 To See or Not to See: Televising 
       Executions -- 28 Witness to Another Execution -- 29 
       Millions Misspent: What Politicians Don't Say About the 
       High Costs of the Death Penalty -- Part VII: The Death 
       Penalty: For and Against -- 30 The New Testament and Moral
       Arguments for Capital Punishment -- 31 Noah's Covenant, 
       the New Testament, and Christian Social Order -- 32 The 
       Death Penalty Once More -- 33 A Reply to van den Haag -- 
       BIBLIOGRAPHY -- TABLE OF CASES -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- 
       D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -
       - P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z 
520    Bedau, the leading authority on the endlessly complex 
       topic of capital punishment, delivers a revision of his 
       celebrated 1982 edition, which the New York Times called 
       the most complete, well-edited and comprehensive 
       collection of readings on the pros and cons of the death 
       penalty. Featuring 40 new essays and updated statistical 
       and research data, this landmark volume offers the most 
       authoritative perspectives on this divisive issue 
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       Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access 
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650  0 Capital punishment -- United States 
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