Equal Justice and the Death Penalty: A Legal and Empirical Analysis

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UPNE, 1990 - Social Science - 698 pages
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Contents

PostFurman Developments
22
The Methodology for Two DeathSentencing
40
Arbitrariness and Excessiveness in Georgias Capital
80
DeathSentencing Rates Controlling for Case Culpability Level Post
92
Distribution of Outcomes in DeathEligible Cases Death Sentence
107
Rates at Which Prosecutors Seek and Juries Impose Death Sentences
110
Distribution on Culpability Index of Prosecutorial Decisions either
113
Rates at Which Prosecutors Seek Death Sentences among Subgroups
116
ComparativeProportionality Review in Other State
280
McCleskey v Kemp Background Record
306
RaceofVictim Disparities in Overall DeathSentencing Rates Con
316
Fulton County Unadjusted and Adjusted RaceofVictim Disparities
335
McCleskeyv Kemp on Appeal A Methodological
370
Summary and Conclusions
394
Summary of Statewide RaceofVictim Disparities Reported in This
402
Methodology Appendix
427

Distribution of DeathSentencing Rates and Death Sentences among
128
The Influence of Racial and Suspect Factors in the Post
140
Logistic Model of Race Effects in PreFurman Georgia
142
RaceofDefendant Disparities in DeathSentencing Rates Control
144
RaceofVictim Effects in DeathSentencing Rates Controlling
154
2V Logistic Model of Race Effects in Prosecutorial Decisions Advancing
163
RaceofVictim Effects in Prosecutorial and Jury Decisions Post
168
Summary of Results of RaceofVictim Discrimination Analyses Pre
186
State Appellate Court Review of Arbitrariness
198
Distribution of 68 DeathSentence Cases Reviewed by the Georgia
204
Average DeathSentencing Frequencies among Groups of Appealed
213
Evidence of Infrequency Arbitrariness
229
Death Sentences Imposed for Murder before and after Furman
230
DeathSentencing Rates for Five Groups of Hypothetical Cases that
431
McCleskeyv Kemp A Methodological Critique of
450
Distribution of White and BlackVictim Cases According to Case
465
QuestionnaireCodebook for the Procedural Reform
479
Variable Names and Labels and Frequency Distribution
494
QuestionnaireCodebook for the Charging and Sentencing
512
Frequency Distribution of Case Characteristics in
549
Listing of PostFurman Georgia ArmedRobberyMurder
564
A Sample of Georgia Murder Cases As Classified with
578
A Sample of Georgia Murder Cases Ranked with
602
General Index
671
Index of Cases
688
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