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

ISBN-10: 0750699396

ISBN-13: 9780750699396

Edition: 1997

Authors: Barry Latzer, U.S. Supreme Court

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Death Penalty Cases 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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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 12/23/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

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."

History of the Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clause of the 8th Amendment to the US Constitution
Homicide Laws in the US
The Role of the Legislatures and State Courts in Developing the Law of Capital Punishment
Habeas Corpus Law
22 Death Penalty-Related Cases
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