Recommended Titles and Treatises

Death penalty in a nutshell

by Victor Streib. Thomson West. 3rd edition. 2008.
319 pages.

Part of the highly useful and concise nutshell series, Death Penalty in a Nutshell covers both the substantive and procedural law of capital punishment. Arguments for and against the death penalty and coverage of constitutional challenges and limitations are provided at the beginning. Major sections cover specific capital crimes and defenses. Trial level and post-trial procedural issues are discussed. Special topics of interest include race and gender bias, executing the innocent, and international and foreign law issues.

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