The Solemn Sentence Of Death

Author: Lawrence B. Goodheart
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 1558498478
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Traces the evolution of the death penalty in a single state from the colonial era to the present

Commentary On The Constitution From Plato To Rousseau

Author: Joshua B. Stein
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739167596
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Rather than a book about what the founders took from previous thinkers and political figures, this is a book that allows the reader to consider the U.S. Constitution while learning about people whose genius has transcended time, from Plato ...

Constitutional Law Deskbook

Author: Ralph C. Chandler
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Coker v Georgia (1977) 433 US 584, 53 L Ed 2d 982, 97 S Ct 2861, established
that the death penalty could not constitutionally be imposed as a sentence ... 96 S
Ct 2909, did not address the question of whether murder was a necessary
requisite to the imposition of capital punishment ... "solemn judgment" to utilize
the death penalty to combat the complete violation of a woman's dignity and

Criminal Law

Author: George E. Dix
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This casts serious doubt upon the constitutional validity of statutes imposing the
death penalty for a variety of conduct which, though ... as to the wisdom of capital
punishment, I cannot agree that it is constitutionally impermissible for a state
legislature to make the "solemn ... Vacating the sentences of death, the Supreme
Court tersely explained, "The imposition and carrying out of the death penalty
constitutes ... Georgia, 433 U.S. 917, 97 S.Ct. 2994, 53 L.Ed.2d 1104 (1977)(per

The Pacific Reporter

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51-53, 104 S.Ct. at pp. ... the majority said, "the constitutional prohibition on
arbitrary and capricious capital sentencing determinations is not violated by a
capital ... We held that the instruction misled the penalty jury with a "half-truth" (i.e.
, it concealed the fact that a death sentence may also be commuted) and invited
... 16 [23] We are confident that no jury so instructed will mistake the solemnity of
its task.

Death Nation

Author: Matthew B. Robinson
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131586932
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The Experts Explain American Capital Punishment Matthew B. Robinson ... For
example, burglary and robbery did not lead to death sentences in Connecticut,
Massachusetts, Plymouth, ... 67 The punishment was also meant to be a solemn
event, to achieve maximum effect on those who watched or who merely observed

Slavery In American Society

Author: Lawrence B. Goodheart
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
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This anthology reflects the sweeping changes of recent years in historians' views of slavery, featuring essays from the growing fields of social history, women's history, and comparative history.

North Eastern Reporter Second Series

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"An amendment to the Constitution is a solemn and important declaration of
fundamental principles of government. ... 26 which prevents us from invalidating
a particular death penalty statute under the Massachusetts Constitution on a
ground other ... 26 "is not to be viewed as an isolated sentence, but the
amendment of which it is a part should be read as a whole. ... Georgia, 428 U.S.
153, 168-187, 96 S.Ct. 2909, 2922-2931, 49 L.Ed.2d 859 (1976), other cases of
that Court have struck ...

It S Complicated

Author: danah boyd
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300166311
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Surveys the online social habits of American teens and analyzes the role technology and social media plays in their lives, examining common misconceptions about such topics as identity, privacy, danger, and bullying.