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Understanding capital punishment

Linda E. Carter

Understanding capital punishment

by Linda E. Carter

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Published by LexisNexis Matthew Bender in Newark, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capital punishment -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLinda E. Carter, Ellen S. Kreitzberg, Scott Howe.
    ContributionsKreitzberg, Ellen., Howe, Scott., Carter, Linda E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF9227.C2 C36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16638587M
    ISBN 109781422423868
    LC Control Number2008009626
    OCLC/WorldCa212627370

      Punishment is a term used in operant conditioning to refer to any change that occurs after a behavior that reduces the likelihood that that behavior will occur again in the future. While positive and negative reinforcements are used to increase behaviors, punishment is focused on reducing or eliminating unwanted behaviors. Page ix - All are major topics in university degree courses on crime and criminal justice, and each book should make an ideal foundation text for a relevant module. As an aid to understanding, clear summaries are provided at regular intervals, and a glossary of key terms and concepts is a feature of every book.

    This book is written for students in capital punishment courses and for others, whether lawyers, experts, activists, or scholars, who are interested in an overview of this complex area of law. The primary emphasis of the book is an explanation of the constitutional law that governs death penalty proceedings in the United States. Death Penalty Cases presents significant verbatim excerpts of death-penalty decisions from the United States Supreme Court. The first chapter introduces the topics discussed throughout the book. It also includes a detailed history of the death penalty in the United States.

    A Philosophical Case Against Capital Punishment Novem J By Christopher O. Tollefsen Arguments against the death penalty can be made not only on the basis of theology but also on the basis of natural law philosophy. Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. The sentence ordering that someone be punished in such a manner is referred to as a death sentence, whereas the act of carrying out such a sentence is known as an execution.A prisoner who has been sentenced to death and is awaiting.


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