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Courting Death

The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674737426

Publication Date: 11/07/2016


400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line illustration

Belknap Press


  • Introduction: Regulating the Death Penalty to Death
  • 1. Before Constitutional Regulation
  • 2. The Supreme Court Steps In
  • 3. The Invisibility of Race in the Constitutional Revolution
  • 4. Between the Supreme Court and the States
  • 5. The Failures of Regulation
  • 6. An Unsustainable System?
  • 7. Recurring Patterns in Constitutional Regulation
  • 8. The Future of the American Death Penalty
  • 9. Life after Death
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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