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The Spectacle of Death
The Spectacle of Death
Written by Kristin Boudreau
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591024033
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The Spectacle of Death
Populist Literary Responses to American Capital Cases
Written by Kristin Boudreau


Format: Trade Paperback, 292 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $21.99

In 1787, Benjamin Rush cautioned that public punishments were dangerous to the social and legal authority of the new nation. For Rush, irrepressible human sentiments all but guaranteed that public punishments would turn spectators against the institutions responsible for the punishments. Although public executions of criminals ended early in the 19th... Read more >
Courtroom 302
Courtroom 302
Written by Steve Bogira
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679752066
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Courtroom 302
A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Criminal Courthouse
Written by Steve Bogira


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $16.00

Courtroom 302 is the fascinating story of one year in Chicago's Cook County Criminal Courthouse, the busiest felony courthouse in the country. Here we see the system through the eyes of the men and women who experience it, not only in the courtroom but in the lockup, the jury room, the... Read more >
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Abolition Democracy
Abolition Democracy
Written by Angela Y. Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583226957
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Abolition Democracy
Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture
Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2005
Price: $12.95

Revelations about U.S policies and practices of torture and abuse have captured headlines ever since the breaking of the Abu Ghraib prison story in April 2004. Since then, a debate has raged regarding what is and what is not acceptable behavior for the world’s leading democracy. It is within this context... Read more >
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Executed on a Technicality
Lethal Injustice on America's Death Row
Written by David Dow


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 1, 2005
Price: $21.00

When David Dow took his first capital case, he supported the death penalty. He changed his position as the men on death row became real people to him, and as he came to witness the profound injustices they endured: from coerced confessions to disconcertingly incompetent lawyers; from racist juries and backward... Read more >
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