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Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-170) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Defining murder and other forms of criminal homicide Origins of the mandatory life sentence by murder The mandatory life sentence for murder: the status quo overview Making the case for and against the mandatory life sentence Public knowledge of trends in crime and punishment Public attitudes to sentencing in cases of murder Exploring the relationship between information and attitudes to sentencing Reforming the sentence for murder: the way forward.