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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.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Life without parole.
New York : New York University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2012005678
(OCoLC)764339553
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Ogletree; Austin Sarat
ISBN: 9780814762493 0814762492 9780814723999 0814723993
OCLC Number: 794412994
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 334 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. Life without parole in context --
pt. 2. Prospects for reform.
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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