Life imprisonment : a global human rights analysis /

Life imprisonment has replaced capital punishment as the most common sentence imposed for heinous crimes worldwide. As a consequence, it has become the leading issue in international criminal justice reform. In the first global survey of prisoners serving life terms, Dirk van Zyl Smit and Catherine...

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Main Author: Van Zyl Smit, Dirk
Other Authors: Appleton, Catherine
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019
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Table of Contents:
  • Debating life
  • Describing life
  • Prevalence of life
  • Exempt from life
  • Offenses that carry life
  • Imposing life
  • Doing life
  • Implementing life well
  • Release from life
  • Life after life
  • Rethinking life