Should the death penalty be considered cruel and unusual punishment? This was the question brought before the United States Supreme Court in 1972. In FURMAN V. GEORGIA: THE DEATH PENALTY CASE, author D. J. Herda examines the ideas and arguments behind this landmark case. Presented in a lively, thought-provoking overview, Herda brings to life the people and events of this controversial decision and sheds light on the current controversy still raging across the country today.
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