Dead certainty: the death penalty and the problem of judgment

Judgment and metaphysics : American capital punishment jurisprudence and Friedrich Nietzsche's history of an error -- The promise of reliability and the twin objectives of the capital punishment system -- The consolation of common sense in the regulation of capital punishment -- The cockcrow of...

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Main Author: Culbert, Jennifer L. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Stanford, Calif. Stanford University Press 2008
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Summary:Judgment and metaphysics : American capital punishment jurisprudence and Friedrich Nietzsche's history of an error -- The promise of reliability and the twin objectives of the capital punishment system -- The consolation of common sense in the regulation of capital punishment -- The cockcrow of positivism : "normal" culpability in capital punishment jurisprudence -- The impact of Payne : the return of sense to capital punishment jurisprudence -- The end of error : DNA technology and the decision not to decide in capital cases -- The experience of judgment
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:235 S. 23 cm
ISBN:0804757453
0804757461
9780804757454
9780804757461