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Death penalty stories

Death penalty stories

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Published by Thomson Reuters/Foundation Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capital punishment -- United States,
  • Death row inmates -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John H. Blume and Jordan M. Steiker.
    ContributionsBlume, John H., Steiker, Jordan M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF9227.C2 D425 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 490 p. :
    Number of Pages490
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23933149M
    ISBN 101599413434
    ISBN 109781599413433
    LC Control Number2009499163


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