New Book: Death Penalty and Georgia

Imprisoned by the PastThe new book Imprisoned by the Past: Warren McCleskey and the American Death Penalty by Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier connects McCleskey’s life and crime in Georgia to the larger issues surrounding the death penalty in the United States. The book explores the history of the death penalty, both before and after McCleskey v Kemp, the 1987 Supreme Court case that came within one vote of potentially ending capital punishment nationally.

Find the book on the Law Library Balcony KF9227.C2 K57 2015.

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