The bitter fruit of American justice: international and domestic resistance to the death penalty

Human rights and the erosion of absolute sovereignty -- Extradition : holding the United States to a higher human rights standard -- Honoring treaty commitments : the Vienna Convention on consular relations -- Death penalty myths : science confronts conventional wisdom -- Attitudes toward capital p...

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Main Author: Clarke, Alan W. (Author)
Other Authors: Whitt, Laurelyn
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Boston, Mass. Northeastern Univ. Press [u.a.] c 2007
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Human rights and the erosion of absolute sovereignty -- Extradition : holding the United States to a higher human rights standard -- Honoring treaty commitments : the Vienna Convention on consular relations -- Death penalty myths : science confronts conventional wisdom -- Attitudes toward capital punishment : do facts matter? -- Executing the innocent -- The moral potency of the innocence argument -- The imperfectability of the system
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada. - Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:X, 242 S
ISBN:1555536824
9781555536824