Beyond Repair

Author: Stephen P. Garvey
Editor: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822330431
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A collection of essays on capital punishment reflects on the most recent legal developments and procedures, considering such topics as the public's opinion about the death penalty, its practice in light of international human rights laws, the execution of innocent people, and the role of race bias. Simultaneous.

Death Penalty On Trial

Author: Gary P. Gershman
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 185109606X
Size: 11,78 MB
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An extensive survey of the pros and cons, evolution, and current issues surrounding one of the hottest topics in today's social debates.

Capital Punishment

Author: C. Cliff
Editor: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781590335314
Size: 10,15 MB
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The issue of capital punishment is a continually-debated issue because it calls into question the values and direction of society. How is a civilisation supposed to handle lawbreakers? Are some crimes so heinous and some people so dangerous that the death penalty is the only appropriate response? The United States Constitution prohibits 'cruel and unusual punishment', but opinions on whether that includes capital punishment are vehement on both sides. Many states have some form of death penalty, and public opinion seems to indicate support of it in principle. However, many firestorms have erupted recently over the application of the penalty, including the topics of its use on minors and those with mental disabilities. There are also questions raised about how much of a factor race plays in a capital sentence. Internationally, several countries have foresworn the death penalty, with certain countries in Europe and the Americas refusing to extradite criminal suspects (including suspected terrorists) to the US if capital punishment is a possible sentence. With such politically flammable and ethically challenging issues hanging over it, capital punishment is a vitally important issue t

Dialogues On The Ethics Of Capital Punishment

Author: Dale Jacquette
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780742561434
Size: 19,66 MB
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"One in the series New Dialogues in Philosophy, edited by the author himself, Dale Jacquette presents a fictional dialogue over a three-day period on the ethical complexities of capital punishment Jacquette moves his readers from outlining basic issues in matters of life and death, to questions of justice and compassion, with a concluding dialogue on the conditional and unconditional right to life. Jacquette's characters talk plainly and thoughtfully about the death penalty, and readers are left to determine for themselves how best to think about the morality of putting people to death."--BOOK JACKET.

Program Of The Annual Meeting American Historical Association

Author: American Historical Association
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Some programs include also the programs of societies meeting concurrently with the association.

American Book Publishing Record

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Clarence Thomas And The Tough Love Crowd

Author: Ronald Suresh Roberts
Editor: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814774547
Size: 20,12 MB
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Assessing the influence of Clarence Thomas, Stephen Carter, Shelby Steele, V. S. Naipaul, Thomas Sowell, and others, a critical analysis of the black neoconservative movement discusses its powerful political voice and challenges its ethnicity, honesty, and political affiliations. UP.