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Author Burnett, Cathleen

Title Wrongful death sentences : rethinking justice in capital cases / Cathleen Burnett

Publ Info Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2010
 RWU Main Library  KF9227.C2 B87 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 188 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-180) and index
Contents The construction of innocence : introduction of a new framework -- Actual innocence -- False confessions and false guilty pleas -- The accomplice -- Self-defense -- State of mind -- The spectrum of innocence : focusing on behavior
LC subject Capital punishment -- United States
Judicial error -- United States
ISBN 9781588267160 (cloth : alk. paper)
1588267164 (cloth : alk. paper)