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Furman V. Georgia

William McLane

A judicial campaign to end the death penalty, led by the NAACP's Legal Defense Fund, culminated with this 1972 Supreme Court case. Presented are Furman's murder trial, the Fund's legal strategy, an account of the differing opinions of the nine justices, and the judgments following Furman that limited new death penalty laws.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Lucent Books
  • Publish Date: Jun 5th, 2001
  • Pages: 112
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.22in - 6.18in - 0.51in - 0.69lb
  • EAN: 9781560064701
  • Recommended age: 14-17
  • Categories: Criminal Law - GeneralGeneral

Praise for this book

"Useful to students writing reports as well as those interested in famous cases."