The death penalty as torture: from the Dark Ages to abolition

The dark ages -- The enlightenment -- The abolition movement -- The machinery of death -- The U.S. Supreme Court -- The Law and its evolution -- Lawful vs. unlawful sanctions -- The death pealty as torture --- A Jus Cogens norm

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Main Author: Bessler, John D.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Durham, North Carolina Carolina Academic Press [2017]
In:Year: 2017
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:The dark ages -- The enlightenment -- The abolition movement -- The machinery of death -- The U.S. Supreme Court -- The Law and its evolution -- Lawful vs. unlawful sanctions -- The death pealty as torture --- A Jus Cogens norm
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xliii, 416 Seiten
ISBN:9781611639261