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Against the death penalty, international initiatives and implications, edited by Jon Yorke

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Against the death penalty, international initiatives and implications, edited by Jon Yorke
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Against the death penalty
Oclc number
231948167
Responsibility statement
edited by Jon Yorke
Series statement
Law, justice and power series
Sub title
international initiatives and implications
Table Of Contents
Roger Hood -- The United Nations and abolition of the death penalty / William Schabas -- The evolving human rights discourse of the Council of Europe : renouncing the sovereign right of the death penalty / Jon Yorke -- Taking the death penalty debate further : the African Commission on human and people's rights / Lilian Chenwi -- Challenging the death penalty in the Caribbean : litigation at the privy council / Quincy Whitaker -- Constraining America's death penalty : the Eighth Amendment and excessive punishment / Julian Killingley -- Walking the Eighth Amendment tightrope : "time served" in the United States Supreme Court / Jane Marriott -- A crisis of confidence : Americans' doubts about the death penalty / Richard Dieter -- The death penalty in China : towards the rule of law / Nicola Macbean -- The abolitionist movement in death penalty-friendly Asia : the cases of South Korea and Taiwan / Sangmin Bae -- Capital punishment : a review and critique of abolition strategies / Peter Hodgkinson, Seema Kandelia, and Lina Gyllensten -- A fate worse than death? the problems with life imprisonment as an alternative to the death penalty / Rachael Stokes
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