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The Resource Murder at the Supreme Court : lethal crimes and landmark cases, Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien

Murder at the Supreme Court : lethal crimes and landmark cases, Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien

Label
Murder at the Supreme Court : lethal crimes and landmark cases
Title
Murder at the Supreme Court
Title remainder
lethal crimes and landmark cases
Statement of responsibility
Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Veteran journalists Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien pull back the curtain of secrecy that surrounds Supreme Court deliberations and reveal the crucial links between landmark capital-punishment cases and the lethal crimes at their root
Cataloging source
DLC
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Clancy, Martin
Dewey number
345.73/0773
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9227.C2
LC item number
C54 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
O'Brien, Tim
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capital punishment
  • United States
  • Discrimination in capital punishment
Label
Murder at the Supreme Court : lethal crimes and landmark cases, Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-395) and index
Contents
A house of secrets -- The road to the death house -- The death penalty lives again -- Good guy/bad guy? same guy? : proportionality and the death penalty -- Black on white : race and the death penalty -- Mental incapacity and "evolving standards of decency" -- Juvenile killers : should they die? -- Medicate to execute? -- Getting even : retribution and the death penalty -- Non-triggermen : just as guilty? -- The victims left behind : do their opinions count? -- The mechanics of death -- "Actual innocence" -- Ineffective assistance of counsel : worst crimes?-- or just worst lawyers? -- Closing arguments -- Appendix A. The Georgia death-penalty statute -- Appendix B. Bronstein victim impact statement
Control code
ocn793581734
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
410 p.
Isbn
9781616146481
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012040642
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)793581734
  • a1014007
Label
Murder at the Supreme Court : lethal crimes and landmark cases, Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-395) and index
Contents
A house of secrets -- The road to the death house -- The death penalty lives again -- Good guy/bad guy? same guy? : proportionality and the death penalty -- Black on white : race and the death penalty -- Mental incapacity and "evolving standards of decency" -- Juvenile killers : should they die? -- Medicate to execute? -- Getting even : retribution and the death penalty -- Non-triggermen : just as guilty? -- The victims left behind : do their opinions count? -- The mechanics of death -- "Actual innocence" -- Ineffective assistance of counsel : worst crimes?-- or just worst lawyers? -- Closing arguments -- Appendix A. The Georgia death-penalty statute -- Appendix B. Bronstein victim impact statement
Control code
ocn793581734
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
410 p.
Isbn
9781616146481
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012040642
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)793581734
  • a1014007

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