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

Author/Creator:
Sarat, Austin.
Publication:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 325 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Clemency -- Illinois.
Pardon -- Illinois.
Capital punishment -- Illinois.
Ryan, George H.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-315) and index.
ISBN:
0691121400 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
58432207
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