Dead Wrong: A Death Row Lawyer Speaks Out Against Capital Punishment

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1997 - 393 sider
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The author, a former public defender in Florida, describes his experiences with the post-conviction system, and argues that the death penalty is applied unfairly, is outrageously expensive, and corrodes the justice system

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DEAD WRONG: A Death Row Lawyer Speaks Out Against Capital Punishment

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In a season busy with books about the death penalty, here is an idiosyncratic, almost experimental, but authoritative personal critique of the nation's system of capital punishment. Mello is a former ... Læs hele anmeldelsen

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The Hanging Judge
42
A Montage of a Lawyers Life
56
Theodore
88
Pressing the Law to Keep
126
An Apologia
200
Postscript
273
Index
375
Copyright

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Om forfatteren (1997)

Michael A. Mello formerly worked full time as a capital public defender in Florida and is now professor of law at Vermont Law School. He is the author of Against the Death Penalty: The Relentless Dissents of Justices Brennan and Marshall.

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