Death penalty mitigation : a handbook for mitigation specialists, investigators, social scientists, and lawyers (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Death penalty mitigation : a handbook for mitigation specialists, investigators, social scientists, and lawyers

Author: José B Ashford; Melissa Kupferberg
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This handbook examines theoretical frameworks and concepts from the social sciences with implications for guiding the identification, evaluation, and presentation of mitigation evidence.
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Additional Physical Format: Print:
Ashford, José B.
Death penalty mitigation.
2014
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: José B Ashford; Melissa Kupferberg
ISBN: 9780199367603 0199367604
OCLC Number: 940606592
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword by Craig Haney ; Part I: Foundation Knowledge for Mitigation Practice ; 1. Mitigation practice in death penalty cases ; 2. Legal landscape: History of mitigation of punishment ; 3. Mitigation professionals: Roles and responsibilities ; 4. Assessing culpability: The role of background and character ; Part II: Social Science Concepts and Frameworks for Developing Mitigation ; Evidence ; 5. Theoretical frameworks and concepts for guiding social history investigations ; 6. Assessing practical rationality and volitional concerns with social science frameworks ; 7. Issues in assessing character, criminal propensities, and socio-cultural depravation ; 8. Social frameworks and the mitigation of criminal motivations ; Conclusions and research needs ; References ; Appendix
Responsibility: José B. Ashford and Melissa Kupferberg.
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