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Legal Lynching The Death Penalty and America's Future

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ISBN-10: 1565846850

ISBN-13: 9781565846852

Edition: 2001

Authors: Jesse Jackson, Bruce Shapiro, Bruce Shapiro

List price: $22.95
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With polls showing opposition to the death penalty at its highest level in 20 years, this timely book makes a passionate and persuasive case against capital punishment in the USA - the last industrialized democracy to retain the death penalty.
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 10/1/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 174
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction: America Faces Its Nightmare
The Death Penalty and the American Past
Myths, Lies, and Deterrence
Sleeping Lawyer Syndrome and Other Tales of Justice for the Poor
A Question of Innocence
Deadly Numbers: Race and the Geography of Execution
False Closure: Victim Rights Versus Vengeance Rights
The Mark of Cain: Faith and the Death Penalty
A Society of Executioners
The Death Penalty and America's Future: Moratorium and Beyond
Afterword: National Death Penalty Moratorium Act of 2001 (Representative Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.)
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