Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 March 2019

296 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190901165

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Against Capital Punishment

Benjamin S. Yost

  • Develops the first comprehensive argument against capital punishment that uses the irrevocability of execution to support its abolition
  • Provides a comprehensive overview and reexamination of the range of proceduralist arguments against the death penalty and their particular challenges and flaws
  • Illuminates pressing concerns about procedural injustices in the legal system
  • Reconstructs the best retributivist arguments in favor of execution

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