Clarke, Alan W.

The bitter fruit of American justice : international and domestic resistance to the death penalty / Alan W. Clarke & Laurelyn Whitt. - Boston : Hanover [NH] : Northeastern University Press ; Published by University Press of New England, c2007. - x, 242 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-231) and index.

Human rights and the erosion of absolute sovereignty -- Extradition : holding the United States to a higher human rights standard -- Honoring treaty commitments : the Vienna Convention on consular relations -- Death penalty myths : science confronts conventional wisdom -- Attitudes toward capital punishment : do facts matter? -- Executing the innocent -- The moral potency of the innocence argument -- The imperfectability of the system.

9781555536824 (cloth : alk. paper) 1555536824 (cloth : alk. paper)

2007027451

20090124243


Capital punishment--United States.
Extradition--United States.
Human rights--United States.
Justice, Administration of--United States.

KF9227.C2 / C55 2007

345.73/0773