Final judgments: the death penalty in American law and culture

Introduction : starting to think about finality in capital cases / Austin Sarat -- Finality and the capital/non-capital punishment divide / Carissa Byrne Hessick -- Following finality : why capital punishment is collapsing under its own weight / Corinna Barrett Lain -- The time it takes to die and t...

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Corporate Author: University of Alabama, School of Law (Organizer)
Contributors: Sarat, Austin (HerausgeberIn); University of Alabama School of Law
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdom New York, NY Port Melbourne, VIC Delhi Singapore Cambridge University Press 2017
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Summary:Introduction : starting to think about finality in capital cases / Austin Sarat -- Finality and the capital/non-capital punishment divide / Carissa Byrne Hessick -- Following finality : why capital punishment is collapsing under its own weight / Corinna Barrett Lain -- The time it takes to die and the "death" of the death penalty : untimely meditations on the end of capital punishment in the United States -- Jennifer l. culbert -- Grand finality : post-conviction prosecutors and capital punishment / Daniel S. Medwed -- Existential finality: dark empathy, retribution, and the decline of capital punishment in the United States / Daniel LaChance -- Afterword : death and the state / Jenny Carroll
Item Description:"This volume is the product of a symposium held at the University of Alabama, School of Law on April 8, 2016" - Acknowledgments
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xi, 179 Seiten
ISBN:9781107155480