Eligible for execution: the story of the Daryl Atkins case

The murder of Eric Michael Nesbitt -- Investigation and prosecution -- Capital punishment from Jamestown to Furman -- Capital punishment reinstated -- Retardation, the death penalty, and Johnny Paul Penry -- The trial -- Sentencing -- Approaching the Supreme Court -- Persuading the justices -- The S...

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Main Author: Walker, Thomas G.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC CQ Press 2009
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 4165
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Summary:The murder of Eric Michael Nesbitt -- Investigation and prosecution -- Capital punishment from Jamestown to Furman -- Capital punishment reinstated -- Retardation, the death penalty, and Johnny Paul Penry -- The trial -- Sentencing -- Approaching the Supreme Court -- Persuading the justices -- The Supreme Court decides -- Aftermath
Item Description:Includes index
Physical Description:XII, 302 S. Ill., Kt.
ISBN:9780872894181