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Capital punishment and the American agenda

by Franklin E. Zimring

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Capital punishment -- United States,
    • Executions and executioners -- United States,
    • Capital punishment

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementFranklin E. Zimring, Gordon Hawkins.
      ContributionsHawkins, Gordon, 1919-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8699.U5 Z56 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2727688M
      ISBN 100521330335
      LC Control Number86021588

      Trying to end capital punishment state-by-state was difficult at best, so death penalty abolitionists turned much of their efforts to the courts. They finally succeeded on J in the.   The numbers were the lowest in the modern era of the American death penalty, after a period, between and , when the Supreme Court put a stop to executions.

      CAPITAL PUNISHMENT Books from the Lloyd Sealy Library Collections. UNITED STATES. Abu-Jamal, M. (). American opposition to capital punishment, New York: B. Franklin, c Capital punishment and the American agenda. New York: Cambridge University Press. The issue was never part of any legislative the time of the Civil War the North had been through decades of debate over capital punishment. The South had not. After the Civil War it was not until the Progressive Era that abolitionists made any headway (in ); within a few years, eight states saw fit to end the death penalty.

        Osler draws interesting parallels - really substantive ones - between the trial and execution of Jesus as presented in the gospels and the modern American capital punishment system. He's at his best when addressing the reader as a Christian. That is to say, Osler isn't preachy, and he doesn't have a political agenda/5(9). The American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section has released The State of Criminal Justice , its annual report on issues, trends, and significant changes in America’s criminal justice system. The ABA book includes a chapter on significant capital punishment developments over the past year, authored by Ronald J. Tabak, chair of the Death Penalty Committee of the ABA’s Section.


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A troubling analysis of the current slate of captial punishment in the United States that provides useful information but displays a fundamental antidemocratic bias. In the 's, the United States entered a dark age in the history of capital punishment, according to Zimring and Hawkins.

Previous trends toward abolition were reversed. State legislatures, responding with hostility to a Supreme. Book. Bedau, H. and Cassell, P. Debating the death penalty - Oxford University Press - New York.

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History United States of America.—Under the Federal laws sentence of death may be passed for treason against the United States and for piracy and for murder within the Federal jurisdiction.