Lethal Injection: Capital Punishment in Texas During the Modern Era

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Few state issues have attracted as much controversy and national attention as the application of the death penalty in Texas. In the years since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, Texas has led the nation in passing death sentences and executing prisoners. The vigor with which Texas has implemented capital punishment has, however, raised more than a few questions. Why has Texas been so fervent in pursuing capital punishment? Has an aggressive death penalty produced any benefits? Have dangerous criminals been deterred? ...

Lethal Injection: Capital Punishment in Texas During the Modern Era 2006, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292713017

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Lethal Injection: Capital Punishment in Texas During the Modern Era 2006, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292712645

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