Journals Higher Education



02 June 2008

350 Pages

ISBN: 9780199228478

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The Death Penalty

A Worldwide Perspective

Fourth Edition

Roger Hood CBE QC (Hon) DCL FBA and Carolyn Hoyle

  • Fully up-to-date new edition of Roger Hood's renowned study of the death penalty
  • Examines the abolition in the US of the death penalty for offenders who committed murder while under the age of 18, and explores a recent sharp fall in the number of death sentences imposed and executions carried out
  • Explores significant new developments in China, particularly the plan for the People's Supreme Court to review all death sentences

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