Executed on a Technicality: Lethal Injustice on America's Death Row

Executed on a Technicality Lethal Injustice on America s Death Row When David Dow took his first capital case he supported the death penalty He changed his position as the men on death row became real people to him and as he came to witness the profound injustices

  • Title: Executed on a Technicality: Lethal Injustice on America's Death Row
  • Author: David R. Dow
  • ISBN: 9780807044193
  • Page: 305
  • Format: Paperback
  • When David Dow took his first capital case, he supported the death penalty He changed his position as the men on death row became real people to him, and as he came to witness the profound injustices they endured from coerced confessions to disconcertingly incompetent lawyers from racist juries and backward judges to a highly arbitrary death penalty system.It is these cWhen David Dow took his first capital case, he supported the death penalty He changed his position as the men on death row became real people to him, and as he came to witness the profound injustices they endured from coerced confessions to disconcertingly incompetent lawyers from racist juries and backward judges to a highly arbitrary death penalty system.It is these concrete accounts of the people Dow has known and represented that prove the death penalty is consistently unjust, and it s precisely this fundamental and lethal injustice, Dow argues, that should compel us to abandon the system altogether.

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