In This Timeless Time: Living and Dying on Death Row in America

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2012 - Social Science - 242 pages
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In this stark and powerful book, Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian explore life on Death Row in Texas and in other states, as well as the convoluted and arbitrary judicial processes that populate all Death Rows. They document the capriciousness of capital
 

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Contents

Part II Words
133
Part III Working
191
Appendix 1 Layout of Ellis Unit inside the Fence
219
Appendix 2 The DR ThreeRing Binder
220
Appendix 3 Justice Thurgood Marshalls Dissent in Gregg v Georgia 428 US 153
223
Acknowledgments
229
Notes
230
Sources and Further Information
235
Cases
238
A Technical Note
239
Index
240
About Death Row
242
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Bruce Jackson is James Agee Professor of American Culture and SUNY Distinguished Professor of English at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is author of numerous books and films, including the book Pictures from a Drawer: Prison and the Art of Portraiture.

Diane Christian, a poet, scholar of religious literature, and recognized documentarian, is SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of English at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Jackson and Christian cowrote Death Row in addition to producing and directing the film of the same name.

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