MOST DESERVING OF DEATH AN ANALYSIS OF THE SUPREME COURTS DEATH PENALTY JURISPRUDENCE LAW JUSTICE AND POWER

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Most Deserving Of Death

Author : Professor Kenneth Williams
ISBN : 9781409497936
Genre : Social Science
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The role of capital punishment in America has been criticised by those for and against the death penalty, by the judiciary, academics, the media and by prison personnel. This book demonstrates that it is the inconsistent and often incoherent jurisprudence of the United States Supreme Court which accounts for a system so lacking in public confidence. Using case studies, Kenneth Williams examines issues such as jury selection, ineffective assistance of counsel, the role of race and claims of innocence which affect the Court's decisions and how these decisions are played out in the lower courts, often an inmate's last recourse before execution. Discussing international treaties and their lack of impact on capital punishment in America, this book has international appeal and makes an important contribution to legal scholarship. It also provides a unique understanding of the dynamics of an alarmingly problematic system and will be valuable to those interested in human rights and criminal justice.
Category: Social Science

Most Deserving Of Death

Author : Kenneth Williams
ISBN : 9781317094067
Genre : Social Science
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The role of capital punishment in America has been criticised by those for and against the death penalty, by the judiciary, academics, the media and by prison personnel. This book demonstrates that it is the inconsistent and often incoherent jurisprudence of the United States Supreme Court which accounts for a system so lacking in public confidence. Using case studies, Kenneth Williams examines issues such as jury selection, ineffective assistance of counsel, the role of race and claims of innocence which affect the Court's decisions and how these decisions are played out in the lower courts, often an inmate's last recourse before execution. Discussing international treaties and their lack of impact on capital punishment in America, this book has international appeal and makes an important contribution to legal scholarship. It also provides a unique understanding of the dynamics of an alarmingly problematic system and will be valuable to those interested in human rights and criminal justice.
Category: Social Science

The Global Decline Of The Mandatory Death Penalty

Author : Professor Andrew Novak
ISBN : 9781472423276
Genre : Political Science
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Historically, at English common law, the death penalty was mandatory for the crime of murder and other violent felonies. Over the last three decades, however, many former British colonies have reformed their capital punishment regimes to permit judicial sentencing discretion, including consideration of mitigating factors. Applying a comparative analysis to the law of capital punishment, Novak examines the constitutional jurisprudence and resulting legislative reform in the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, and South and Southeast Asia, focusing on the rapid retreat of the mandatory death penalty in the Commonwealth over the last thirty years. The coordinated mandatory death penalty challenges - which have had the consequence of greatly reducing the world’s death row population - represent a case study of how a small group of lawyers can sponsor human rights litigation that incorporates international human rights law into domestic constitutional jurisprudence, ultimately harmonizing criminal justice regimes across borders. This book is essential reading for anyone interested in the study and development of human rights and capital punishment, as well as those exploring the contours of comparative criminal justice.
Category: Political Science

Constitutional Law For A Changing America

Author : Lee Epstein
ISBN : STANFORD:36105063711605
Genre : Law
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This constitutional law casebook sets its reprints of judicial opinions within the overall political contexts of disputes over separation of powers. In addition to traditional presentation of ruling excerpts, Epstein (political science and law, Washington U.) and Walker (political science, Emory U.)
Category: Law

The Nation

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Genre : Literature
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Category: Literature