The death of the American death penalty : states still leading the way /
This work is a study of state-level developments regarding the death penalty. The death penalty has largely disappeared as a national legislative issue and the Supreme Court has mainly bowed out, leaving the states at the cutting edge of abolition politics. This guide presents and explains the chan...
|Main Author:||Koch, Larry Wayne, 1946-|
|Other Authors:||Wark, Colin, Galliher, John F.|
Northeastern University Press,
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- Abolition. Death penalty debates in traditional abolitionist jurisdictions
- The New York State death penalty debate
- The abolition of capital punishment in New Jersey
- The abolition of capital punishment in New Mexico
- The abolition of capital punishment in Illinois.
- Quasi-Abolition. The recurring life and death of death penalty legislation in Kansas
- Recent death penalty abolition near misses in New England: New Hampshire and Connecticut
- Recent abolition near misses: Nebraska and Maryland
- De facto abolition states.
- The South. Opposition to capital punishment in the South and Texas
- The death penalty on a downhill slope.