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Tag: Death Penalty

  • The death penalty in medieval Nuremberg

    The death penalty in medieval Nuremberg

    The death penalty is running out of favour. The legal argument is, among others, that erroneous judgments are irrevocable. Moral arguments include the sanctity of human life. Economically, the death penalty leads to high costs. These arguments are not new.
  • The Injustice System

    The Injustice System

    Crime novels are great holiday reading. So is The Injustice System. A murder in Miami and a trial gone wrong, in which Clive Stafford Smith combines a who-done-it with a Grisham-like plot of one man against the system. This book, however, is non-fiction.