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Sister Helen Prejean

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Dead Man Walking | Suggested Reading


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Bedau, Hugo A., and Paul G. Cassell, editors. Debating the Death Penalty: Should America Have Capital Punishment? The Experts on Both Sides Make Their Case. Oxford UP, 2005.

Breyer, Stephen. Against the Death Penalty. Brookings Institution, 2016.

Camus, Albert. "Reflections on the Guillotine." Resistance, Rebellion, and Death, Knopf, 1960.

Coyne, Randall. Capital Punishment and the Judicial Process. Carolina Academic, 2012.

"The Execution." Frontline, WGBH Educational Foundation, Feb. 1999.

Ienna, Mariella. "'Dead Man Walking' and the Rhetoric of an 'Eye for an Eye' Punishment out of Public View." Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 8, no. 3, Mar. 1997, pp. 324-36.

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