Death Penalty Constitutional Issues, Commentaries, and Case Briefs
Edition: 3rd 2014 (Revised)
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Description: The Death Penalty, Third Edition, brings together all the legal issues related to the death penalty and provides case briefs for the most important United States Supreme Court death penalty cases. No other book available brings together a discussion of the major constitutional issues surrounding the death penalty with a broad array of associated case briefs. The authors classify cases according to legal issues and provide a commentary on the various sub-topics, presenting legal materials in an easily understood form. Though the primary audiences of the book are undergraduates in criminal justice programs and practitioners in the corrections and justice systems, the book will also prove useful to anyone who has an interest in the death penalty, the criminal justice system, or the United States Constitution. Every chapter starts with commentaries regarding general case law in a sub-topic, such as aggravating and mitigating factors, followed by a chart of the cases briefed in the chapter, and then the case briefs. These case briefs acquaint the reader with Supreme Court cases by summarizing facts, issues, reasons, and holdings. The Death Penalty, Third Edition, is a succinct, trusted guide to the law of capital punishment in the United States. Offers a large number of case briefs from the most important and most recent Supreme Court decisions involving the death penalty to illustrate evolution of death penalty law and the Constitutional standing of capital punishment Reflects significant shifts in the social and political climate surrounding the death penalty over the last 4 years Provides updated discussion of key death penalty trends and issues including those associated with number of executions, wrongful convictions/executions, public attitudes and support for the death penalty, and current controversies surrounding its use
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $30.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Anderson Publishing Company
Publication date: 5/16/2014
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall