Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment in the United States

Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment in the United States


This up to date encyclopedia presents prepared details on all points of capital punishment in the USA. It information almost each capital punishment selection rendered by means of the U.S. ultimate court docket via 2006, together with greater than forty situations made up our minds considering the fact that book of the 1st version. Entries also are supplied for every splendid courtroom Justice who has ever rendered a capital punishment opinion. Entries on jurisdictions cite present-day dying penalty legislation and judicial constitution kingdom by means of country, with synopses of universal and specific positive factors. additionally incorporated are entries on major U.S. capital prosecutions; felony ideas and strategies in capital instances; businesses that help and oppose capital punishment; capital punishment's effect on people of African, Asian, Hispanic, and local American descent, on girls, and on overseas nationals; and the equipment of execution. crucial proof also are supplied on capital punishment in additional than two hundred different countries. A wealth of statistical info is located all through.

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