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Evaluations Addressing Mitigation in Capital Sentencing

David DeMatteo, Daniel C. Murrie, Natalie M. Anumba, and Michael E. Keesler

in Forensic Mental Health Assessments in Death Penalty Cases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195385809
eISBN:
9780199895311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385809.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The United States Supreme Court has consistently conveyed that the death penalty must be an individualized determination, and therefore the defendant has a right to present any information that might ... More


The Meaning of Mourning

Alec Ryrie

in Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199565726
eISBN:
9780191750731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565726.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the place of repentance, or ‘mourning’ for sin, in Protestant piety. Immoderate and disproportionate repentance was absolutely central to Protestant practice, but this too was ... More


Mitigation Practice in Death Penalty Cases

José B. Ashford and Melissa Kupferberg

in Death Penalty Mitigation: A Handbook for Mitigation Specialists, Investigators, Social Scientists, and Lawyers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195329469
eISBN:
9780199367603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329469.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter presents an introduction to current mitigation practice by examining some of the specific legal standards that have contributed to the development of this highly specialized area of ... More


“When Things Move upon Bad Hinges”: Sterne and Stoicism

Jörg Kreienbrock

in Malicious Objects, Anger Management, and the Question of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245284
eISBN:
9780823250721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245284.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the anger caused by malicious objects in Laurence Sterne's novel The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. It analyzes the disturbances to the bourgeois household in ... More


Blame amplification

Gavin Dingwall and Tim Hillier

in Blamestorming, blamemongers and scapegoats: Allocating blame in the criminal justice process

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447305002
eISBN:
9781447311614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305002.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter Five conceptualises blame amplification. It starts with a detailed review of offence-severity and how this can be quantified objectively. What is central to this chapter is the relevance of ... More


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