Furman v. Georgia: the death penalty case

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Should the death penalty be considered cruel and unusual punishment? This was the question brought before the United States Supreme Court in 1972. Author D. J. Herda examines the ideas and arguments behind this landmark case. Presented in a lively, thought-provoking overview, Herda brings to life the people and events of this controversial decision and sheds light on the current controversy still raging across the country today.
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display_description William Henry Furman was convicted of murder and sentenced to death after accidentally killing a resident of a home he was burglarizing. The constitutionality of the death penalty was challenged. This book examines the issues leading up to the case, the people involved in the case, and the present-day effects of the Court's decision.
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subject_facet Capital punishment, Capital punishment -- Georgia, Capital punishment -- United States, Electronic books, Furman, William Henry -- Trials, litigation, etc, Georgia -- Trials, litigation, etc
title_display Furman v. Georgia : the death penalty case
title_full Furman v. Georgia : the death penalty case / D. J. Herda, Furman v. Georgia : the death penalty case / D.J. Herda
title_short Furman v. Georgia :
title_sub the death penalty case
topic_facet Capital punishment, Furman, William Henry, Trials, litigation, etc