Physician Involvement in Capital Punishment: Simplifying a Complex Calculus
- BAD NEWS. // U.S. Catholic;Feb2001, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p11
Reports on the findings of a survey on physicians' provision of deadly medicine in administering capital punishment. Acceptability of the practice; Views on the findings.
- CORRECTIONS. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2007, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p1291
The article presents corrections to articles that were published in previous issues including "Should Physicians Participate in Capital Punishment?" in the September 2007 issue and an incorrect title of a book in the "Book Reviews" section in the August 2007 issue.
- EVIDENCE-BASED LAW. Rachlinski, Jeffrey J. // Cornell Law Review;May2011, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p901
Numerology is sweeping the professions. In the past decade, both medicine and business have witnessed a radical growth in efforts to subject common wisdoms to empirical testing, which has come to be called evidence-based medicine (or business). The rise of empirical legal scholarship suggests...
- China increasing the use of organs from executed prisoners-Amnesty Intl. // Transplant News;Sep2013, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p6
The article offers information on a report by the human rights organization Amnesty International which shows an increased practice of organ removal in China, which were taken from executed prisoners without their permission.
- Should Congress Authorize Use Of The Death Penalty For Continuing Criminal Enterprise Drug Offenses? // Congressional Digest;Nov86, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p280
Should H.R. 5484, the Omnibus Drug Enforcement, Education and Control Act of 1986, provide for the use of the death penalty to deter drug sales? Debated.
- Existing Federal Death Penalty Laws. // Congressional Digest;Nov90, Vol. 69 Issue 11, p.261
Summarizes a Congressional Research Service report entitled `Present Federal Death Penalty Statutes,' which lists current Federal capital punishment statutes.
- Execution day in Riyadh. // Commentary;Feb1986, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p39
In l980, the beheadings that regularly took place in the capital were the stuff of legend. The author witnessed a beheading and reports that the natives were terrified and knew the executions were a way for the government to show power.
- New fervor for death penalty. Gabrels, Sara Terry // Christian Science Monitor;11/4/97, Vol. 89 Issue 238, p1
Notes that the Massachusetts state legislature voted to reinstate the death penalty in response to overwhelming public support for capital punishment. The changing nature of the debate over capital punishment; The emotional nature of grievances; How the death penalty tilts the justice system in...
- `Gentle' Canada eyes death penalty again. Clayton, Mark // Christian Science Monitor;7/19/95, Vol. 87 Issue 163, p7
Reports on a debate in Canada regarding over possible reinstatement of the death penalty. Details of a poll by the Toronto-based Angus Reid Group polling company regarding the issue; Background of the abolition of death penalty in Canada.