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Murder at the Supreme Court : lethal crimes and landmark cases

Author: Martin Clancy; Tim O'Brien, (Law correspondent)
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Veteran journalists Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien pull back the curtain of secrecy that surrounds Supreme Court deliberations and reveal the crucial links between landmark capital-punishment cases and the lethal crimes at their root.
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Clancy; Tim O'Brien, (Law correspondent)
ISBN: 9781616146481 1616146486
OCLC Number: 793581734
Description: 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The road to the death house --
The death penalty lives again --
Good guy/bad guy? same guy? --
proportionality and the death penalty --
Black on white-race and the death penalty --
Mental incapacity and "Evolving standards of decency" --
Juvenile killers-should they die? --
Medicate to execute? --
Getting even-retribution and the death penalty --
Non-triggermen : just as guilty? --
The victims left behind : do their opinions count? --
The mechanics of death --
"Actual innocence" --
Ineffective assistance of counsel : worst crimes? : or just worst lawyers? --
Closing arguments.
Responsibility: Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien.

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Veteran journalists Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien pull back the curtain of secrecy that surrounds Supreme Court deliberations and reveal the crucial links between landmark capital-punishment cases and the lethal crimes at their root.

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