Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment in the United States

Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment in the United States


This up to date encyclopedia presents prepared info on all facets of capital punishment in the USA. It info nearly each capital punishment choice rendered via the USA preferrred court docket via 2006, together with greater than forty instances made up our minds due to the fact ebook of the 1st variation. Entries also are supplied for every perfect court docket Justice who has ever rendered a capital punishment opinion. Entries on jurisdictions cite present-day demise penalty legislation and judicial constitution country through nation, with synopses of universal and detailed positive factors. additionally incorporated are entries on major U.S. capital prosecutions; felony rules and techniques in capital circumstances; enterprises that help and oppose capital punishment; capital punishment's influence on individuals of African, Asian, Hispanic, and local American descent, on girls, and on overseas nationals; and the tools of execution. crucial proof also are supplied on capital punishment in additional than 2 hundred different international locations. A wealth of statistical information is located all through.

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