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Death Penalty Cases Leading U. S. Supreme Court Cases on Capital Punishment

ISBN-10: 0750675942
ISBN-13: 9780750675949
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
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Description: This is a textbook studying seminal death penalty cases in the United States. It offers carefully edited excerpts from 25 different US Supreme Court cases, along with original material invaluable for understanding the legal perspectives.

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Book details

List price: $53.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 11/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 348
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

This is a textbook studying seminal death penalty cases in the United States. It offers carefully edited excerpts from 25 different US Supreme Court cases, along with original material invaluable for understanding the legal perspectives.

BARRY LATZER is Professor of Government at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a member of the Ph.D. and M.A. faculties in Criminal Justice at the Graduate School and University Center. He received a law degree (J.D.) from Fordham University (1985) and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1977). Professor Latzer is also known for his work on state constitutional law, which is the subject of two of his books, State Constitutional Criminal Law (Clark, Boardman, Callaghan, 1995), and State Constitutions and Criminal Justice (Greenwood, 1991). He has published over two dozen scholarly articles and writes a continuing series of articles for the Criminal Law Bulletin, entitled "State Constitutional Developments."

Preface
Acknowledgements
Capital Punishment: The Law and the Issues
Cruel and Unusual as Applied Furman VGeorgia (1972)
Not Inherently Unconstitutional Gregg vGeorgia (1976)
Texas Death Penalty Procedures Jurek vTexas (1976)
Rape and the Death PenaltyCoker vGeorgia (1977)
Mandatory Death PenaltyWoodson vNorth Carolina (1976)
"Mandatory" Death Statutes Blystone vPennsylvania (1990)
Vague Aggravating Factors Godfrey vGeorgia (1980)
Mitigating Evidence Lockett vOhio (1978);
Jury Unanimity on Mitigating Evidence McKoy vNorth Carolina (1990)
Murder Defendants Who Did Not Kill (I) Enmund vFlorida (1982)
Murder Defendants Who Did Not Kill (II)Tison vArizona (1987)
Jurors Opposed to Capital PunishmentWitherspoon vIllinois (1968)
Selecting the "Death-Qualified" Jury Lockhart vMcCree (1986)
Selecting an Unbiased Jury Turner vMurray (1986)
Victim Impact Evidence Payne vTennessee (1991)
Jury Instructions On Parole-Ineligibility Simmons vSouth Carolina (1994)
The Right to Effective Counsel Burger vKemp (1987)
Capital Sentencing by Judges Spaziano vFlorida (1984)
Proportional Sentencing Review Pulley vHarris (1984)
Death Sentences and Double Jeopardy Arizona vRumsey (1984)
Juveniles May Be Executed Stanford vKentucky (1989)
Insane Convicts May Not Be Executed Ford vWainwright (1986)
The Mentally Retarded May Not Be Executed Atkins vVirginia (2002)
Race Discrimination and Capital Punishment McCleskey vKemp (1987)
"Innocence" And Federal Habeas Corpus Herrera vCollins (1993)
Facts and Figures on Murder and the Death Penalty
Selected Death Penalty Statutes

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