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Published: 22 November 2018

200 Pages

ISBN: 9780199489633

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Demons and Demigods

Death Penalty in India

Author Aparna Jha

  • Personal narrative of the author supporting abolition of the death penalty
  • Comparatively analyses foreign jurisdictions favouring the death penalty
  • Analyses leading Indian cases on the death penalty: Bachan Singh, Machchi Singh, Swamy Shraddananda, Dhananjoy Chatterjee, the Mumbai Bomb Blasts
  • Examines recent Supreme Court rulings on the death penalty: Ajmal Kasab, Afzal Guru, and Yakub Memon
  • Quotes eminent jurists on death penalty
  • Explains for lay readers procedural and substantive aspects of trial in the death penalty cases

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