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A Wild Justice

The Death and Resurrection of Capital Punishment in America
Mandery, Evan J. (Book - 2013)
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Drawing on never-before-published original source detail, the epic story of two of the most consequential, and largely forgotten, moments in Supreme Court history.
Authors: Mandery, Evan J.
Title: A wild justice
the death and resurrection of capital punishment in America
Publisher: New York :, W. W. Norton & Company,, 2013.
Characteristics: 534 pages ;,25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: An audacious idea
The most important law firm in America
Surcease of sorrow
A near knockout
To license a laundry, to license a life
Young lawyers
Boiling in oil
Nine law firms
Whizzer
Lightning bolts
A red-letter day
Sobering up
Behind the backlash
Proving deterrence and rationality
The lion in winter
The sausage factory
Taking stock
The main event
The center in control
Postscript: what might have been.
Summary: Drawing on never-before-published original source detail, the epic story of two of the most consequential, and largely forgotten, moments in Supreme Court history.
Local Note: 6 15 29 102 109 118 133 138 148 149 152 172 216 226 244 250 276
ISBN: 0393239586
9780393239584
Statement of Responsibility: Evan J. Mandery
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Capital punishment United States History 20th century.
Topical Term: Capital punishment
LCCN: 2013010126
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