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Imprisoned by the past : Warren McCleskey and the American death penalty

Author: Jeffrey L Kirchmeier
Publisher: New York : Oxford Scholarship Online, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1987, the United States Supreme Court decided a case that could have ended the death penalty in the United States. Imprisoned by the Past: Warren McCleskey and the American Death Penalty examines  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Llibres electrònics
Named Person: Warren McCleskey; Warren McCleskey
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey L Kirchmeier
ISBN: 9780199967933 0199967938
OCLC Number: 1120434258
Notes: Descripció del recurs: el 20 d'abril de 2015.
Description: 1 recurs en línia (1 recurs electrònic (317 p.))
Contents: Preface ; Introduction ; Part A - Prologue ; Prologue: America's Marietta ; Part B - A Killing in Georgia ; Chapter 1: A Death in Dixie ; Chapter 2: The Trial of Warren McCleskey ; Chapter 3: Offie Evans and McCleskey v. Zant ; Part C - American Death Penalty History And the Courts ; Chapter 4: The First Limits: The Early American Death Penalty through the 1850s ; Chapter 5: Wars and Death Penalty Abolition: The Civil War Through Early 1900s ; Chapter 6: A Time of Change: American Society and the Death Penalty 1950s through the 1960s ; Chapter 7: Into the Courthouse: The 1970s Abolition Strategy ; Chapter 8: A New Era: A New U.S. Death Penalty Returns in the Late 1970s ; Chapter 9: Starting Over: Executions Resume in the 1970s and 1980s ; Part D - Lynching, Race, and McCleskey v. Kemp ; Chapter 10: Lynching and Race in America ; Chapter 11: Race and the Courts ; Chapter 12: Warren McCleskey and the Baldus Study ; Chapter 13: The Supreme Court and McCleskey v Kemp ; Part E - Execution ; Chapter 14: Mitigation and Reform ; Chapter 15: Warren McCleskey & the Electric Chair ; Chapter 16: Other American Execution Methods ; Part F - The Capital Punishment Debate Moves Outside the Courts after McCleskey ; Chapter 17: The Unstoppable Death Penalty After McCleskey into the early 1990s ; Chapter 18: New Abolitionist Voices in the 1990s ; Chapter 19: Innocence and the American Death Penalty ; Chapter 20: A Moratorium Movement Emerges in the 1990s ; Part G - McCleskey's Legacy in the Early Twenty-First Century ; Chapter 21: The Early Twenty-First Century Death Penalty in the Courts ; Chapter 22: The Early Twenty-First Century Death Penalty in U.S. Politics ; Chapter 23: Escaping from Imprisonment of the Past ; Part H - Epilogue ; Epilogue: Warren McCleskey's Case and the American Death Penalty Today
Responsibility: Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier.

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In McCleskey v. Kemp, the Supreme Court egregiously blinked-finding that patterns of life-or-death decisions in Georgia cases could be explained on no basis other than race, yet approving Georgia's Read more...

 
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