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Capital punishment on trial

David M. Oshinsky

Capital punishment on trial

Furman v. Georgia and the death penalty in modern America

by David M. Oshinsky

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capital punishment -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid M. Oshinsky.
    SeriesLandmark law cases & American society
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF9227.C2 O83 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24029314M
    ISBN 109780700617104, 9780700617111
    LC Control Number2010001936


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