The Death Penalty
Greenhaven Press, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
Controversies surround the death penalty. Issues covered in this volume include whether it is just, effective, constitutional, & applied fairly.
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The Death Penalty Is Legally Just
Executions Can Be Humane
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