xvi, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
pt.1. Miscarriages of justice and innocence Errors in capital cases and what can be done about them Scrutinizing the death penalty: state death penalty study commissions and their recommendations Themes of wrongful executions in the post-Furman era Making it work: compensation for the wrongfully convicted A painless cocktail? The lethal injection controversy pt.2. Death penalty opinion, media access to executions, consensual executions, and the relationship between lynching and the death penalty Assessing scholarly opinion of capital punishment: the experts speak Police managers' attitudes toward capital punishment The United States can't televise an execution because it will make condemned men feel bad about the death penalty: issues raised by the suit to make McVeigh's execution public "Let's do it!": an analysis of consensual executions Some hypotheses about capital punishment and lynching.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.