ERIC Number: EJ541959
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Death Penalty in America.
Clifford, Amie L.
Update on Law-Related Education, v21 n2 p42-45 Spr 1997
Examines the legal and moral issues, controversies, and unique trial procedures involved with the death penalty. Discusses the 1972 landmark Supreme Court decision that resulted in many states abolishing this punishment, only to reintroduce it later with different provisions. Reviews the controversial case of Sam Sheppard. (MJP)
Descriptors: Capital Punishment, Citizenship Education, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Crime, Crime Prevention, Democratic Values, Due Process, Federal State Relationship, Freedom, Justice, Law Enforcement, Law Related Education, Moral Issues, Prisoners, Punishment, Secondary Education, Social Control, Social Problems, Social Studies
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A