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Representation

Published: Apr 02, 2010

Covers the impor­tance of high-qual­i­ty rep­re­sen­ta­tion and pro­vides exam­ples of inad­e­quate rep­re­sen­ta­tion in cap­i­tal cas­es includ­ing sta­tis­tics and indi­vid­ual cas­es. Featured music: Every Waking Hour” by Robin Grey and Death of Lovers” by John Hal…

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Race

Published: Jan 13, 2010

Covers issues of race in the death penal­ty, such as whether race plays a role in crim­i­nal sen­tenc­ing, analy­sis of race sta­tis­tics in the jus­tice sys­tem and mea­sures intend­ed to pre­vent racial fac­tors in sen­tenc­ing. Featured music: Every Waking Ho…

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Innocence

Published: Aug 31, 2009

Covers issues of inno­cence in the death penal­ty, such as the pos­si­bil­i­ty of inno­cent peo­ple sen­tenced to death, and whether the judi­cial process pre­vents wrong­ful exe­cu­tion. Featured music: Every Waking Hour” by Robin Grey and Death of Lovers” b…

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Deterrence

Published: Jul 08, 2009

Covers issues of deter­rence, includ­ing views of police and crim­i­nol­o­gists about the deter­rent effect of exe­cu­tions and sta­tis­ti­cal analy­sis of deter­rence effects. Featured music: Every Waking Hour” by Robin Grey and Death of Lovers” by John Hall…

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Cost

Published: Jun 22, 2009

Covers issues of cost in the crim­i­nal jus­tice sys­tem, such as explain­ing the cost of a death penal­ty sen­tence ver­sus life with­out parole, and the fac­tors that influ­ence the cost of exe­cu­tion. Featured music: Every Waking Hour” by Robin Grey and “…