Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

A Reference Handbook

Book - 2001
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This revised edition of a perennial bestseller, with more than 50 percent new material, is a much-needed overview of a hotly debated topic.

* Primary documents including the U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing the death penalty; "Evangelium Vitae," Pope John Paul's encyclical letter opposing the death penalty; and the South African court opinion abolishing the death penalty

* Lists of organizations in the United States and abroad, mostly devoted to the abolition of the death penalty

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2001.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781576074329
Characteristics: xiii, 369 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Alternative Title: Punishment


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