POLITICAL CYCLES OF LIFE AND DEATH: CAPITAL PUNISHMENT AS PUBLIC POLICY IN CALIFORNIA
- DEATH WATCH. // National Catholic Reporter;5/19/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 29, p8
The article reports on the decision of governors in California and Florida to temporarily suspend capital punishment following legal challenges that claim that lethal injection is cruel and unusual. A list of prisoners who have been executed in the United States since December 2005 including...
- CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, EXECUTION PUBLICITY AND MURDER IN HOUSTON, TEXAS. Stolzenberg, Lisa; D'Alessio, Stewart J. // Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology;Winter2004, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p351
The article presents the results of a study which examined the deterrent effect of capital punishment in the U.S. The deterrent effect of capital punishment remains a topic of contentious debate. Advocates of the deterrence thesis maintain that the death penalty acts as an effective deterrent...
- Staying Executions. Cohen, Andrew // Human Rights;Spring2007, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p1
This article explores a series of legal and political developments in the world of capital punishment in the U.S. in 2007. In the first quarter of the year, reports the Death Penalty Information Center, no fewer than 18 scheduled executions were stayed in five states. At least three Texas...
- Lethal Injection: A Humane Way to Die? Kubicek, Laurie M. // Western Criminologist;Fall2006, p4
The article presents the author's view on death penalty by lethal injection. The case Gregg versus Georgia gave light to the reevaluation of death penalty law in U.S. states. Challenges to death penalty was seen in California through the case People versus Morales. The legal argument presented...
- The Executioner's Syringe. Lasagna, Louis // Sciences;Sep/Oct83, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p7
Focuses on issues related to capital punishment in the United States. Comparisons between electrocution and lethal injection; Reasons for not televising executions; Effects of capital punishment on the rate of murder and other violent crimes.
- More Humane? // American Bar Association Journal;Feb83, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p143
Reports on the first death execution by lethal injection at the Texas Department of Corrections in Texas. Case of criminal Charlie Brooks.
- Heckler v. Chaney: Judicial and Administrative Regulation of Capital Punishment by Lethal Injection. Stolls, Michele // American Journal of Law & Medicine;1985, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p251
Capital punishment by lethal injection, which was expected to be the most safe and effective of available methods, can produce unusually cruel and inhuman death. In Heckler v. Chaney, inmates sentenced to death by lethal injection, as well as members of both the medical and legal communities,...
- Utah lawmakers. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;3/12/2015, pA02
The article reports on the approval of a firing squad by lawmakers in Utah for implementing the death penalty in case the lethal injection drugs are not available.
- Student Day Against the Death Penalty 2011. Munro, Jamie // Guild Notes;Spring2011, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p20
Information about the 2011 Student Day Against the Death Penalty (SDADP), held on March 1, 2011 by the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is presented. The event featured a panel discussion on the international perspectives on capital punishment. It also highlighted a discussion on issues surrounding...