The Penry Penalty: Capital Punishment and Offenders with Mental Retardation

The Penry Penalty: Capital Punishment and Offenders with Mental Retardation

By: Emily Fabrychi Reed (author)Hardback

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Description

This source book adds a new dimension to the issue of execution of people with mental retardation. The author offers solutions to the problems of equity and justice that the Supreme Court created in its 1989 ruling on Penry v. Lynaugh.

About Author

Emily Fabrychi Reed, who holds a Ph.D. in Political Science, is Management Analyst III, Criminal Justice Council, State of Delaware.

Contents

Chapter 1 The Penry Case Chapter 2 Theoretical Arguments Against the Death Penalty for Offenders with Mental Retardation Chapter 3 A Death Row Dozen Chapter 4 The Survivors Chapter 5 Who Dies? Characteristics of the Pardoned and the Executed Chapter 6 Legislative Initiatives To Abolish the Death Penalty for Offenders with Mental Retardation Chapter 7 Conclusions Chapter 8 Notes

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819190192
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 314
  • ID: 9780819190192
  • weight: 508
  • ISBN10: 0819190195

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