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Published: 14 April 2005

258 Pages | 5 halftones & line illus.


ISBN: 9780195179804

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Debating the Death Penalty

Should America Have Capital Punishment? The Experts on Both Sides Make Their Best Case

Edited by Hugo Adam Bedau and Paul G. Cassell

  • An illuminating, even-handed look at one of the most troubling issues confronting our society
  • The Contributors For
  • Judge Paul Cassell (District Court Judge)
  • Alexander Kozinski (U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge)
  • Joshua Marquis (District Attorney)
  • Professor ssor Louis Pojman (Philosopher) Against
  • Professor Hugo Bedau (Philosopher)
  • Stephen Bright (Defense Attorney, Southern Center for Human Rights)
  • Bryan Stevenson (Defense Attorney, Equal Justice Institute)
  • Governor George Ryan (Former Illinois Governor)