The Resource Death penalty stories, edited by John H. Blume and Jordan M. Steiker

Death penalty stories, edited by John H. Blume and Jordan M. Steiker

Label
Death penalty stories
Title
Death penalty stories
Statement of responsibility
edited by John H. Blume and Jordan M. Steiker
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This title offers detailed accounts of the most important capital cases in American law. In addition to comprehensive coverage of the canonical cases such as Furman v. Georgia, Gregg v. Georgia, Penry v. Lynaugh, Payne v. Tennessee, and McCleskey v. Kemp, the volume also presents in-depth accounts of cases involving core capital issues, including representation, protections for the innocent, proportionality limits, execution methods, the problem of volunteers, and the guarantee of heightened reliability"--Publisher description
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
KF9227.C2
LC item number
D425 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blume, John H
  • Steiker, Jordan M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capital punishment
  • Death row inmates
  • Capital punishment
  • Death row inmates
  • United States
Label
Death penalty stories, edited by John H. Blume and Jordan M. Steiker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This title offers detailed accounts of the most important capital cases in American law. In addition to comprehensive coverage of the canonical cases such as Furman v. Georgia, Gregg v. Georgia, Penry v. Lynaugh, Payne v. Tennessee, and McCleskey v. Kemp, the volume also presents in-depth accounts of cases involving core capital issues, including representation, protections for the innocent, proportionality limits, execution methods, the problem of volunteers, and the guarantee of heightened reliability."--Publisher description
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When Willie Francis died : the "disturbing" story behind one of the eighth amendment's most enduring standards of risk / Deborah Denno -- Furman v. Georgia : not an end, but a beginning / Carol S. Steiker -- Gregg v. Georgia and allied cases : protecting the death penalty from abolition / Hugo Adam Bedau -- Coker v. Georgia : of rape, race, and burying the past / Sheri Lynn Johnson -- Gilmore v. Utah : the persistent problem of "volunteers" / John H. Blume -- McCleskey v. Kemp : denial avoidance, and the legitimization of racial discrimination in the administration of the death penalty / David C. Baldus ... [et al.] -- Penry v. Lynaugh : the hazards of predicting the future / Jordan M. Steiker -- The story of Payne v. Tennessee : victims triumphant / Austin Sarat -- Simmons v. South Carolina and the myth of early release / David Bruck -- Bell v. Cone : the fatal consequences of incomplete failure / David R. Dow -- Roper v. Simmons : abolishing the death penalty for juvenile offenders in the wake of international consensus / Scott W. Howe -- House v. Bell and the death of innocence / Joseph L. Hoffmann
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
vii, 490 pages
Isbn
9781599413433
Lccn
2009499163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)314632875
Label
Death penalty stories, edited by John H. Blume and Jordan M. Steiker
Publication
Note
"This title offers detailed accounts of the most important capital cases in American law. In addition to comprehensive coverage of the canonical cases such as Furman v. Georgia, Gregg v. Georgia, Penry v. Lynaugh, Payne v. Tennessee, and McCleskey v. Kemp, the volume also presents in-depth accounts of cases involving core capital issues, including representation, protections for the innocent, proportionality limits, execution methods, the problem of volunteers, and the guarantee of heightened reliability."--Publisher description
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When Willie Francis died : the "disturbing" story behind one of the eighth amendment's most enduring standards of risk / Deborah Denno -- Furman v. Georgia : not an end, but a beginning / Carol S. Steiker -- Gregg v. Georgia and allied cases : protecting the death penalty from abolition / Hugo Adam Bedau -- Coker v. Georgia : of rape, race, and burying the past / Sheri Lynn Johnson -- Gilmore v. Utah : the persistent problem of "volunteers" / John H. Blume -- McCleskey v. Kemp : denial avoidance, and the legitimization of racial discrimination in the administration of the death penalty / David C. Baldus ... [et al.] -- Penry v. Lynaugh : the hazards of predicting the future / Jordan M. Steiker -- The story of Payne v. Tennessee : victims triumphant / Austin Sarat -- Simmons v. South Carolina and the myth of early release / David Bruck -- Bell v. Cone : the fatal consequences of incomplete failure / David R. Dow -- Roper v. Simmons : abolishing the death penalty for juvenile offenders in the wake of international consensus / Scott W. Howe -- House v. Bell and the death of innocence / Joseph L. Hoffmann
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
vii, 490 pages
Isbn
9781599413433
Lccn
2009499163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)314632875

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