TITLE

Capital Punishment

AUTHOR(S)
Meltsner, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 1973
SOURCE
New Republic;7/21/73, Vol. 169 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the enforcement of the death penalty laws of 39 states. Estimation of the annual rate of homicides; Restoration of the government's power to kill; Elimination of the random, illogical, and racial selection of the condemned; Claim that abolitionists respond that arbitrariness is not purged from the criminal law by changing a few words in a statute book.
ACCESSION #
10156523

 

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