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Title:
Capital punishment : cruel and unusual?
Author:
Rein, Mei Ling.
Personal Author:
Edition:
2002 edition.
Publication Information:
Detroit, MI : Gale Group, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
x, 107 pages : illustrations; 28 cm.
General Note:
Formerly published by: Information Plus.
Language:
English
Contents:
A continuing conflict - a history of capital punishment in America -- Sumpreme Court rulings - cruel and unusual? -- Legal decisions - circumstances, right to counsel, evidence, and victim impact statements -- Legal decisions - youth, insanity, race, methods of execution, and Habeas Corpus review under the Antiterrorism Act -- Death penalty statutes and methods -- Executions - historical statistics -- Under sentence of death -- Public attitudes toward capital punishment -- Capital punishment around the world -- The debate - capital punishment should be maintained -- The debate - capital punishment should be abolished.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780787660543

9780787651039
Format :
Book