The death penalty today

More than 30 years after the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty, it is still plagued with egregious problems. Issues of wrongful conviction, inhumane practices, and its efficacy as a deterrent are hotly debated topics. As of August 2007, two-thirds of the world's countries have abolishe...

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Other Authors: Bohm, Robert M. (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Boca Raton [u.a.] Taylor & Francis 2008
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Summary:More than 30 years after the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty, it is still plagued with egregious problems. Issues of wrongful conviction, inhumane practices, and its efficacy as a deterrent are hotly debated topics. As of August 2007, two-thirds of the world's countries have abolished the death penalty. Today, the US falls alongside Iran, Iraq, Sudan, China, and Pakistan as countries that continue to believe the death penalty is a necessary and productive practice.
Item Description:Jetzt angezeigt u.d.T.: Death penalty controversies (Routledge-Cavendish)
Physical Description:XVI, 224 S.
ISBN:1420070118
9781420070118