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The Resource Legal lynching : the death penalty and America's future, Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., Bruce Shapiro

Legal lynching : the death penalty and America's future, Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., Bruce Shapiro

Label
Legal lynching : the death penalty and America's future
Title
Legal lynching
Title remainder
the death penalty and America's future
Statement of responsibility
Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., Bruce Shapiro
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that the death penalty is morally wrong, an ineffective deterrent, and an instrument of a justice system exemplified by systematic legal error and widespread racial bias
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jackson, Jesse
Dewey number
364.66/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8699.U5
LC item number
J35 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, Jesse
  • Shapiro, Bruce
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capital punishment
  • Discrimination in capital punishment
  • Capital punishment
  • Discrimination in capital punishment
  • United States
  • Todesstrafe
  • USA
  • Pena de muerte
Label
Legal lynching : the death penalty and America's future, Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., Bruce Shapiro
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-153) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Preface / Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. -- Introduction : America faces its nightmare -- Death penalty and the American past -- Myths, lies, and deterrence -- Sleeping lawyer syndrome and other tales of justice for the poor -- Question of innocence -- Deadly numbers : race and the geography of execution -- False closure : victim rights versus vengeance rights -- Mark of Cain : faith and the death penalty -- Society of executioners -- Death penalty and America's future : moratorium and beyond -- Afterword : National Death Penalty Moratorium Act of 2001 (Representative Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.)
Control code
ocm46928816
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 174 p.
Isbn
9781565846852
Lccn
2001034256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46928816
  • (OCoLC)46928816
Label
Legal lynching : the death penalty and America's future, Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., Bruce Shapiro
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-153) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Preface / Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. -- Introduction : America faces its nightmare -- Death penalty and the American past -- Myths, lies, and deterrence -- Sleeping lawyer syndrome and other tales of justice for the poor -- Question of innocence -- Deadly numbers : race and the geography of execution -- False closure : victim rights versus vengeance rights -- Mark of Cain : faith and the death penalty -- Society of executioners -- Death penalty and America's future : moratorium and beyond -- Afterword : National Death Penalty Moratorium Act of 2001 (Representative Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.)
Control code
ocm46928816
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 174 p.
Isbn
9781565846852
Lccn
2001034256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46928816
  • (OCoLC)46928816

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