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Title:
A wild justice : the death and resurrection of capital punishment in America
Author:
Mandery, Evan J.
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Publication Information:
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2013.
Physical Description:
vi, 534 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
Drawing on never-before-published original source detail, the epic story of two of the most consequential, and largely forgotten, moments in Supreme Court history.
Language:
English
Contents:
An audacious idea -- The most important law firm in America -- Surcease of sorrow -- A near knockout -- To license a laundry, to license a life -- Young lawyers -- Boiling in oil -- Nine law firms -- Whizzer -- Lightning bolts -- A red-letter day -- Sobering up -- Behind the backlash -- Proving deterrence and rationality -- The lion in winter -- The sausage factory -- Taking stock -- The main event -- The center in control -- Postscript: what might have been.
ISBN:
9780393239584
Format :
Book

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