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The death penalty on trial : crisis in American justice

Author: Bill Kurtis
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In Death Penalty on Trial, Kurtis takes readers on his most remarkable investigative journey yet. Together, we revisit two harrowing murder scenes, study the evidence and explore the tactical decisions made before and during trial, which sent two innocent men to death row. Through these cases, we encounter the eight main reasons why the wrong people are condemned to death, including overzealous and dishonest  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Kurtis
ISBN: 158648169X 9781586481698 158648446X 9781586484460
OCLC Number: 55633923
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 218 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Case 1: Ray Krone --
From the crime to the trial --
Life on death row --
Appeal --
How could this have happened? --
Case 2: Thomas Kimbell --
Crime --
Trial --
Appeal --
Conclusion --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Bill Kurtis.
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Tackles the death penalty - one of America's most deeply divisive issues - and argues that it should be abolished from the US justice system. The author, presenter of the popular American true-crime  Read more...

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