Last updated on: 2/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Capital Punishment in Context Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 29, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“Capital Punishment in Context is designed to supplement a variety of college courses. It contains cases of individuals who were sentenced to death in the United States. Each case presents a narrative account of the individual’s crime, trial and punishment, along with guidelines for analysis, discussion and further research on issues raised by the case. The narratives are supplemented by resources such as original police reports from the homicide investigation and transcripts of witness’ testimony. After reading the case, you can further explore issues by following a series of links to additional information. Each case, with its related materials, opens a path through the criminal justice system.”

Home Page, www.capitalpunishment.org (accessed Aug. 29, 2008)

Mission:

“[T]his curriculum resource provides you with an innovative approach to exploring a complex subject through reading actual cases.”

Home Page, www.capitalpunishment.org (accessed Aug. 29, 2008)

Other:
None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Poor Representation by Public Defense Attorneys a Widespread Problem in Capital Cases?