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Death Penalty
By Stuart Banner

The Death Penalty

An American History

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Death Penalty by Stuart Banner

Book Description

Now, for the first time, we have a comprehensive history of the death penalty in the United States. Stuart Banner tells the story of how, over four centuries, dramatic changes have taken place in the ways capital punishment has been administered and experienced. Banner moves beyond the debates to give us an unprecedented understanding of the many meanings of capital punishment in America.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674010833
ISBN-10: 0674010833
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 28mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 4-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Baseball Trust by Stuart Banner Baseball Trust, Paperback (January 2015)

The Baseball Trust is about the origins and persistence of baseball's strange exemption from antitrust law. Told through a frequently riveting and always entertaining history of America's pastime, author Stuart Banner emphasizes the strategies baseball has used to achieve a protected legal status enjoyed by no other industry in America.

American Property by Stuart Banner American Property, Hardback (March 2011)

What is property? Stuart Banner here offers a guided tour through the many manifestations, and innumerable uses, of property throughout American history. From indigenous culture to our genes, from one's celebrity to Internet content, American Property reveals how our ideas of ownership evolve to suit our ever-changing needs.

Who Owns the Sky? by Stuart Banner Who Owns the Sky?, Hardback (October 2008)

Where did the common law of property originate and how applicable was it to new technologies? Where in the skies could the boundaries between the power of the federal government and the authority of the states be traced?This book tells this forgotten story of elusive property. It is a collection of tales questioning the ownership of airspace.

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Author Biography - Stuart Banner

Stuart Banner is Norman Abrams Professor of Law at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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