Cruel & unusual : the American death penalty and the founders' Eighth Amendment /

"The conventional wisdom is that the founders were avid death penalty supporters. In this fascinating and insightful examination of America's Eighth Amendment, law professor John D. Bessler explodes this myth and shows the founders' conflicting and ambivalent views on capital punishme...

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Main Author: Bessler, John D
Format: Book
Published: Boston : Northeastern University Press, 2012, copyright 2012
Online Access:Inhaltsverzeichnis
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Call Number: KF9227.C2 .B478 2012