More than 30 years after the US Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty, it is still plagued with egregious problems. Issues of wrongful conviction, inhumane practices, and its efficacy as a deterrent are hotly debated topics. As of August 2007, two-thirds of the world s countries have abolished the death penalty. Today, the US falls alongside Iran, Iraq, Sudan, China, and Pakistan as countries that continue to believe the death penalty is a necessary and productive practice. Compiling articles and essays from leading ...

The Death Penalty Today 2017, CRC Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781138463486

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The Death Penalty Today 2008, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL

ISBN-13: 9781420070118

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