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Title:
The courts, the Constitution, and capital punishment
Author:
Bedau, Hugo Adam.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Lexington, Mass. : Lexington Books, [1977]

©1977
Physical Description:
xx, 165 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1580 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780669012903
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

Title Page: The Courts, The Constitution,and Capital Punishmentp. iii
Publication/Copyright Pagep. iv
Dedication Pagep. v
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
1 The Issue of Capital Punishmentp. 1
2 The Courts, the Constitution, And Capital Punishmentp. 11
3 Deterrence and The Death Penaltyp. 45
4 The Death Penalty In America: Review And Forecastp. 59
5 The Politics of Deathp. 75
6 Challenging The Death Penaltyp. 81
7 New Research And Literature Since Furmanp. 91
8 Are Mandatory Capital Statutes Unconstitutional?p. 103
9 New Life for The Death Penaltyp. 111
10 Epilogue: a Right to Die By Firing Squad?p. 121
Notesp. 127
Indexp. 155
About the Authorp. 167

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