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Author Vollum, Scott, 1970- author.

Title The death penalty : constitutional issues, commentaries, and case briefs / Scott Vollum, University of Minnesota, Duluth; Rolando V. del Carmen, Sam Houston State University; Durant Frantzen,Texas A&M University, San Antonio; Claudia San Miguel, Texas A&M International University; Kelly Cheeseman, Messiah College.

Publication Info. Waltham, MA : Anderson Publising, is an imprint of Elsevier, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  345.7307 V924D    Check Shelf
Edition Third edition.
Description xxxv, 355 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The death penalty: past and present -- The foundation cases: Furman v. Georgia and Gregg v. Georgia -- Rae and the death penalty -- The mentally impaired and the death penalty -- The death penalty for juveniles -- Juries, jurors, and the death penalty -- The right to effective assistance of counsel and the death penalty -- Due process and the death penalty -- Aggravating and mitigating factors in death penalty cases -- Appeals, habeas corpus, and the death penalty -- Evolving standards of decency and the Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual punishment -- Other issues, trends, and the future of the death penalty.
Subject Capital punishment -- United States.
Capital punishment. (OCoLC)fst00846392
Todesstrafe. (DE-588)4060306-4
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
United States. (DE-588)4078704-7
Added Author Del Carmen, Rolando V., author.
Frantzen, Durant, author.
San Miguel, Claudia, author.
Cheeseman, Kelly, author.
Other Editions: Revision of: Death penalty 2nd ed. Newark, NJ : LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2008
ISBN 9781455776337 (paperback)
1455776335 (paperback)
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