Equal justice and the death penalty : a legal and empirical analysis / David C. Baldus, George Woodworth, Charles A. Pulaski, Jr.Material type: TextPublisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, c1990Description: xx, 698 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 1555530567 (alk. paper); 9781555530563 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Capital punishment -- Georgia | Equality before the law -- Georgia | Capital punishment -- United States -- States | Equality before the law -- United States -- States | Criminal statistics -- United States -- States | Capital punishment Georgia | Capital punishment United States States | Criminal statistics United States States | Equality before the law Georgia | Equality before the law United States StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Equal justice and the death penalty.DDC classification: 345.758/0773 | 347.5805773 LOC classification: KFG565.C2 | B35 1990Other classification: 86.43
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 691-698).
1. Introduction -- 2. Capital sentencing and the impact of Furman v. Georgia -- 3. Post-Furman developments -- 4. The methodology for two death-sentencing studies -- 5. Arbitrariness and excessiveness in Georgia's capital-sentencing system before and after Furman -- 6. The influence of racial and suspect factors in the post conviction phases of Georgia's capital-sentencing program -- 7. State appellate court review of arbitrariness and discrimination in capital sentencing : the Georgia experience -- 8. Evidence of infrequency, arbitrariness, and discrimination in capital sentencing in other states -- 9. Comparative-proportionality review in other state courts -- 10. McCleskey v. Kemp : background, record, and adjudications -- 11. McCleskey v. Kemp on appeal : a methodological critique -- 12. Summary and conclusions