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End of Its Rope

How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674970991

Publication Date: 09/25/2017

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344 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

5 halftones, 14 graphs, 8 tables

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  • 1. An Awakening
  • 2. Inevitability of Innocence
  • 3. Mercy vs. Justice
  • 4. The Great American Death Penalty Decline
  • 5. The Defense-Lawyering Effect
  • 6. Murder Insurance
  • 7. The Other Death Penalty
  • 8. The Execution Decline
  • 9. End Game
  • 10. The Triumph of Mercy
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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