Against the Death Penalty

Drawing on Old and New Testament resources as well as secular arguments, Gardner C. Hanks shows that the death penalty harms rather than helps any quest for a just, humane society.

Against the Death Penalty

Drawing on Old and New Testament resources as well as secular arguments, Gardner C. Hanks shows that the death penalty harms rather than helps any quest for a just, humane society. He demonstrates through research data that the death penalty is an ineffective crime-fighting tool.

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Against the Death Penalty
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Gardner C. Hanks
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Herald Press (VA)

Drawing on Old and New Testament resources as well as secular arguments, Gardner C. Hanks shows that the death penalty harms rather than helps any quest for a just, humane society. He demonstrates through research data that the death penalty is an ineffective crime-fighting tool.
Capital Punishment
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: James A. McCafferty
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-12 - Publisher: Routledge

Numerous people face legal execution in the United States. Their presence in death rows throughout the country refutes a basic premise of our judicial system, for the use of capital punishment denies the existence of universal rehabilitation. There is another paradox-juries continue to sentence men and women to death; yet
Against Capital Punishment
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Herbert H. Haines
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-08-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Built on in-depth interviews with movement leaders and the records of key abolitionist organizations, this work traces the struggle against capital punishment in the United States since 1972. Haines reviews the legal battles that led to the short-lived suspension of the death penalty and examines the subsequent conservative turn in
Debating the Death Penalty
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Hugo Adam Bedau, Paul G. Cassell
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-24 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Experts on both side of the issue speak out both for and against capital punishment and the rationale behind their individual beliefs.
The Death Penalty
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: Ernest Van den Haag, John Phillips Conrad
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983-08-21 - Publisher: Springer

Discusses the legal and moral arguments for and against the use of capital punishment in the United States