Not wiser after 35 years of contemplating the death penalty

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Is the death penalty dying? This autobiographical essay offers observations on the application of capital punishment in three very different legal jurisdictions at three different time periods when - partially by happenstance and partially by design - she was a homicide researcher, a participant and an observer of profound changes in the jurisdiction's application of the death penalty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIs the Death Penalty Dying
EditorsAustin Sarat
Number of pages43
StatePublished - 2007

Publication series

NameStudies in Law Politics and Society
ISSN (Print)1059-4337

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Law


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