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The death of innocents : an eyewitness account of wrongful executions

Author: Helen Prejean
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Raises constitutional questions about the legality of the death penalty and reveals how race, poverty, publicity, and prosecutorial ambition can determine who lives and dies after a murder conviction.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Prejean
ISBN: 0679440569 9780679440567 0679759484 9780679759485
OCLC Number: 56413317
Description: xvi, 310 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Dobie Gillis Williams --
Joseph O'Dell --
The machinery of death --
The death of innocence.
Responsibility: Helen Prejean.
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Raises constitutional questions about the legality of the death penalty and reveals how race, poverty, publicity, and prosecutorial ambition can determine who lives and dies after a murder conviction.

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