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The bitter fruit of American justice : international and domestic resistance to the death penalty / Alan W. Clarke & Laurelyn Whitt.

By: Clarke, Alan W. (Alan William).
Contributor(s): Whitt, Laurelyn.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Hanover [NH] : Northeastern University Press ; Published by University Press of New England, c2007Description: x, 242 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781555536824 (cloth : alk. paper); 1555536824 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Capital punishment -- United States | Extradition -- United States | Human rights -- United States | Justice, Administration of -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Bitter fruit of American justice.; Online version:: Bitter fruit of American justice.DDC classification: 345.73/0773 LOC classification: KF9227.C2 | C55 2007
Contents:
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.
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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.

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ALAN W. CLARKE and LAURELYN WHITT teach in the Department of Integrated Studies at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah.

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