Pain, death, and the law / edited by Austin Sarat.
- Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2001.
- Law, meaning, and violence
Law, meaning, and violence
1 online resource (179 p.)
- Human body -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Capital punishment -- United States.
Pain -- Social aspects.
- Electronic books.
- How the law constructs pain and death as jurisprudential facts
- Contents; Introduction: On Pain and Death as Facts of Legal Life / Austin Sarat; The Problem of Pain in Punishment: Historical Perspectives / Karl Shoemaker; Killing Me Softly: Capital Punishment and the Technologies for Taking Life / Austin Sarat; What the Law Must Not Hear: On Capital Punishment and the Voice of Pain / Timothy V. Kaufman-Osborn; The Sacred Name of Pain: The Role of Victim Impact Evidence in Death Penalty Sentencing Decisions / Jennifer L. Culbert; The Problem of Pain and the Right to Die / Shai J. Lavi; Contributors; Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on information from the publisher.
- Sarat, Austin.
Michigan Publishing (University of Michigan) publisher.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.3998/mpub.11377 doi
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