Death penalty for juveniles

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Indiana University Press, Dec 1, 1987 - Law - 256 pages
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This work explores the history and current status of the American experience with the death penalty for juveniles. Part I provides an explanation of the legal issues involved, focusing on issues of constitutionality. Part II presents an overview of known juvenile executions. Part III describes American juvenile death sentencing practices in the 80's.

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Does the Eighth Amendment prohibit the death penalty for crimes committed by those under the age of 18? This book by a professor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law discusses constitutionality, an ... Read full review

Contents

State Laws and the Juvenile Death Penalty
41
Juvenile Executions 1642 to 1986
55
Early Case Studies 1642 to 1930
72
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About the author (1987)

Victor L. Streib is the Ella and Ernest Fisher Professor of Law at Ohio Northern University. His many books and articles include Death Penalty: In a Nutshell, Gendering the Death Penalty, and Death Penalty for Juveniles.