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Life Imprisonment and Human Rights (Hardcover)

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Life imprisonment is the most severe penalty that can be imposed by the criminal justice system. Despite this, it is a relatively under-researched form of punishment and no meaningful attempt has been made to understand its human rights implications. This important collection fills that gap by addressing these two key questions: namely what is life imprisonment and what human rights are relevant to it? These questions are explored from the perspective of a range of jurisdictions. In addition it offers a dual perspective drawing on both empirical and doctrinal research. Under the editorship of two leading scholars in the field, this innovative and important work will be a landmark publication in field of penal studies and human rights.
Number of Pages: 521
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Series Title: Onati International Series in Law and Society
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2016
TCIN: 51654721
UPC: 9781509902200
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-5899
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