|PUBLISHER||Univ of Massachusetts Pre...|
|TYPE||318 Page Book|
|RATING||4.0 / 5.0 Avg.|
The Solemn Sentence of Death was written by and Lawrence B. Goodheart. The 318 page book was published by Univ of Massachusetts Press in 2011 with an ISBN 10 of 1558498478. Most books are now available in ebook, pdf and audible formats. If you need more information about this publication, it can be purchased at Amazon.com or Google Books. If the book is older and/or out of print book try to locate a copy on eBay.com. The Solemn Sentence of Death mentions 1 serial killers including Joseph Taborsky. The author Lawrence B. Goodheart has 1 book(s) listed on Killer.Cloud used for the purpose of documenting facts about Serial Killers listed in our database.
The first case study of its kind, this book addresses a broad range of questions about the rationale for and application of judicial execution in Connecticut since the seventeenth century. In addition to identifying the 158 people who have been put to death for crimes during the state's history, Lawrence Goodheart analyzes their social status in terms of sex, race, class, religion, and ethnicity. He looks at the circumstances of the crimes, the weapons that were used, and the victims. He reconstructs the history of Connecticut's capital laws, its changing rituals of execution, and the growing debate over the legitimacy of the death penalty itself. Although the focus is on the criminal justice system, the ethical values of New England cultur...
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