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Ultimate punishment : a lawyer's reflections on dealing with the death penalty

Author: Scott Turow
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this vivid account of how his views on the death penalty have evolved, Turow describes his own experiences with capital punishment from his days as an impassioned young prosecutor to his recent service on the Illinois commission which investigated the administration of the death penalty and influenced Governor George Ryan's unprecedented commutation of the sentences of 164 death row inmates on his last day in  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Turow
ISBN: 0374128731 9780374128739
OCLC Number: 52030296
Description: 164 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Preamble to the Report of the Illinois Governor's Commission on Capital Punishment, April 2002.
Responsibility: Scott Turow.
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In this vivid account of how his views on the death penalty have evolved, Turow describes his own experiences with capital punishment from his days as an impassioned young prosecutor to his recent service on the Illinois commission which investigated the administration of the death penalty and influenced Governor George Ryan's unprecedented commutation of the sentences of 164 death row inmates on his last day in office.

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