TITLE

THE ECONOMIES OF SHOOTOUTS: DOES THE PASSAGE OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT LAWS PROTECT OF ENDANGER PUBLIC OFFICERS?

AUTHOR(S)
Rapp, Geoffrey
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2002, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p1051
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the relationship between changes in capital punishment laws across the U.S. and violence between police officers and suspects. Ways in which capital punishment affect police-citizen violence; Reasons for expecting the incidence of police-citizen violence to depend on capital punishment laws than the incidence of homicide; Overview of an empirical research on police-citizen violence; Discussion on a theoretical model that links capital punishment to police-citizen violence.
ACCESSION #
7047430

 

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