Consider now some perpetually popular arguments against the death penalty.
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- 1.Sir Leon Radzinowicz, A History of English Criminal Law,vol. 4 (London: Stevens, 1948, 1956, 1968). See particularly Volume 1, which is replete with the history of capital punishment.Google Scholar
- 2.Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish, trans. Alan Sheridan (New York: Pantheon, 1977 ), pp. 3–6.Google Scholar
- 3.Arthur Koestler, Reflections on Hanging ( London: Gollancz, 1956 ), p. 58.Google Scholar
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