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Race, racism, and the death penalty in the United States

Adalberto Aguirre

Race, racism, and the death penalty in the United States

by Adalberto Aguirre

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Published by Vande Vere Pub. in Berrien Spring, MI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Discrimination in capital punishment -- United States -- History.,
    • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States -- History.,
    • Lynching -- United States -- History.,
    • African Americans -- Crimes against -- History.,
    • United States -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [113]-125).

      StatementAdalberto Aguirre, Jr. and David V. Baker.
      ContributionsBaker, David V.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8699.U5 A35 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 125 p. :
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1767322M
      ISBN 100962891657
      LC Control Number92118157

      The death penalty should be abolished in our society because it is not an effective crime deterrent, it puts a strain on our economy, it may result in the loss of innocent lives, and it is racial discrimination. Death Penalty brought to United States by Britain. When European colonists came to the new world, they brought the practice of Death. This site addresses race and racism in the law with a specific focus on the United States of America. - Page # This site addresses race and racism in the law with a specific focus on the United States of America. - Page # Tuesday, Home.

      No matter how the Supreme Court rules, race and the death penalty will remain political lightning rods in the state. No one knows that better than Hugh Holliman, the former Democratic House majority leader in North Carolina, who in attended the execution of the Author: Jack Brook. Previous collaborations for NYU Press with Charles J. Ogletree include From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State: Race and the Death Penalty in America (), When Law Fails: Making Sense of Miscarraiges of Justice (), and The Road to Abolition? The Future of Capital Punishment in the United States 5/5(2).

      From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State: Race and the Death Penalty in America (The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute Series on Race and Justice) - Kindle edition by Sarat, Austin, Ogletree, Jr., Charles J.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State: Race 5/5(2). "In his startling new history, Whitman traces the substantial influence of American race laws on the Third Reich. The book, in effect, is a portrait of the United States assembled from the admiring notes of Nazi lawmakers, who routinely referenced American policies in the design of their own racist regimeCited by: 8.


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