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The Resource Mercy on trial : what it means to stop an execution, Austin Sarat

Mercy on trial : what it means to stop an execution, Austin Sarat

Label
Mercy on trial : what it means to stop an execution
Title
Mercy on trial
Title remainder
what it means to stop an execution
Statement of responsibility
Austin Sarat
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On January 11, 2003, Illinois Governor George Ryan--a Republican on record as saying that "some crimes are so horrendous ... that society has a right to demand the ultimate penalty"--Commuted the capital sentences of all 167 prisoners on his state's death row. Critics demonized Ryan. For opponents of capital punishment, however, Ryan became an instant hero whose decision was seen as a signal moment in the "new abolitionist" politics to end killing by the state. In this compelling and timely work, Austin Sarat provides the first book-length work on executive clemency. He turns our focus from
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sarat, Austin
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ryan, George H
  • Ryan, George H
  • Ryan, George H
  • Clemency
  • Pardon
  • Capital punishment
  • Clémence
  • Grâce (Droit)
  • Peine de mort
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • Capital punishment
  • Clemency
  • Pardon
  • Illinois
Label
Mercy on trial : what it means to stop an execution, Austin Sarat
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-315) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mercy, clemency, and capital punishment : the Illinois story
  • Capital clemency in the twentieth century : putting Illinois in context
  • The jurisprudence of clemency : what place for mercy?
  • Governing clemency : from redemption to retribution
  • Clemency without mercy : George Ryan's dilemma
  • Conclusion : on mercy and its risks
Control code
ocn501286530
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400826728
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttvzmm
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)501286530
Label
Mercy on trial : what it means to stop an execution, Austin Sarat
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-315) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mercy, clemency, and capital punishment : the Illinois story
  • Capital clemency in the twentieth century : putting Illinois in context
  • The jurisprudence of clemency : what place for mercy?
  • Governing clemency : from redemption to retribution
  • Clemency without mercy : George Ryan's dilemma
  • Conclusion : on mercy and its risks
Control code
ocn501286530
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400826728
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttvzmm
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)501286530

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