BOOKS: "Deathquest: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Capital Punishment in the United States"

The fourth edition of Robert Bohm’s “Deathquest: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Capital Punishment in the United States,” is now available through Anderson Publishing.  The new edition is updated with discussion of the latest research on the effectiveness of the death penalty, the potential for discriminatory application, costs, and new data on miscarriages of justice, public opinion, and the influences of religion.  This textbook includes two new chapters on legal challenges to the death penalty and analysis of capital punishment by the U.S. Supreme Court since 1976.  Robert Bohm is a professor of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida.  A former corrections worker, Professor Bohm is a prolific author and speaker on capital punishment and other criminal justice topics.

(R. Bohm, "Deathquest: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Capital Punishment in the United States," Anderson Publishing, 2012).  See Books on the death penalty.