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Death Penalty Trials

Elizabeth Beck, Sarah Britto, and Arlene Andrews

in In the Shadow of Death: Restorative Justice and Death Row Families

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179415
eISBN:
9780199893799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179415.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Restorative justice involves the identification of harm and processes for repair. This chapter explores the various ways in which family members of capital offenders have been pronounced guilty and ... More


: The Future of Capital Habeas

in Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226436975
eISBN:
9780226436968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436968.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes what is believed to be the most appropriate role for habeas in the context of capital litigation. The future of habeas corpus in capital cases is addressed. The Supreme Court's ... More


Art on Trial: Art Therapy in Capital Murder Cases

David Gussak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162517
eISBN:
9780231534277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162517.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This book details how forensic art therapy was used in a capital murder case in which a man was tried for kidnapping his two children, murdering one, and attempting to kill the other. In this case, ... More


: Habeas and the Death Penalty

in Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226436975
eISBN:
9780226436968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436968.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter investigates the habeas review of federal death sentences, specifically exploring how habeas litigation in capital cases became what it is today. The Supreme Court has increasingly ... More


From the Imperial Capital to the Magistrate’s Court: Judicial Practices in Imperial China

Xiaoqun Xu

in Heaven Has Eyes: Law and Justice in Chinese History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190060046
eISBN:
9780190060077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060046.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

Chapter 2 describes the institutions in the capital and in provinces that performed judicial functions, and their procedures and practices, throughout the imperial era. It lays out the role of the ... More


Diminishing Support for the Death Penalty: Implications for Fair Capital Case Outcomes

Amelia Courtney Hritz, Caisa Elizabeth Royer, and Valerie P. Hans

in Criminal Juries in the 21st Century: Psychological Science and the Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190658113
eISBN:
9780190658144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658113.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter presents and analyzes the current state of law and research on the capital jury. First, it presents the legal framework for capital jury selection and research on the “death-qualified” ... More


Commentary: schools and social capital: implications for practice

Rowena Arshad

in Social Capital, Children and Young People: Implications for practice, policy and research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429285
eISBN:
9781447307570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429285.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In this commentary chapter, the author argues that schools make a difference in the lives of young people by expanding or limiting opportunities. While it is noted that poverty and social conditions ... More


The Context of Federal Sentencing Hearings

M. Catherine Gruber

in “I’m Sorry for What I’ve Done”: The Language of Courtroom Apologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199325665
eISBN:
9780199364817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325665.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the context of federal sentencing hearings, including the history of allocution and the language ideologies surrounding this tradition. I show how the practice of giving ... More


How It Began

David E. Gussak

in Art on Trial: Art Therapy in Capital Murder Cases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162517
eISBN:
9780231534277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162517.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter discusses the use of art therapy in the capital murder case of Kevin Ward in 2009. Ward murdered his eldest child and attempted to murder his younger one. Through Ward's choice of ... More


Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

Dennis Patterson and Michael S. Pardo (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198743095
eISBN:
9780191802980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743095.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

The intersection between law and neuroscience has been a focus of intense research for the past decade, as an unprecedented amount of attention has been triggered by the increased use of ... More


Justice of the Peace

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

in Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes John Roy Lynch's experiences as a justice of the peace. A justice of the peace at that time had original jurisdiction in all civil cases where the amount in controversy did not ... More


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