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Life without parole : America's new death penalty?

Author: Charles J Ogletree; Austin Sarat
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2012.
Series: Charles Hamilton Houston Institute series on race and justice.
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"Is life without parole the perfect compromise to the death penalty? Or is it as ethically fraught as capital punishment? This comprehensive, interdisciplinary anthology treats life without parole as 'the new death penalty.' Editors Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. and Austin Sarat bring together original work by prominent scholars in an effort to better understand the growth of life without parole and its social, cultural,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Ogletree; Austin Sarat
ISBN: 9780814762479 0814762476 9780814762486 0814762484 9780814762493 0814762492
OCLC Number: 764339553
Description: ix, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Lives on the line : from capital punishment to life without parole / Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., and Austin Sarat --
Mandatory life and death of equitable discretion / Josh Bowers --
Death-in-prison sentences : overutilized and underscrutinized / Jessica S. Henry --
Creating the permanent prisoner / Sharon Dolovich --
Life without parole under modern theories of punishment / Paul H. Robinson --
Defending life / I. Bennett Capers --
Life without parole and the hope for real sentencing reform / Rachel E. Barkow --
No way out? Life sentences and the politics of penal reform / Marie Gottschalk --
Dignity and risk : the long road from Graham v. Florida to abolition of life without parole / Jonathan Simon.
Series Title: Charles Hamilton Houston Institute series on race and justice.
Responsibility: edited by Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., and Austin Sarat.
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