Capital punishment is easily one of the most controversial and heavily debated issues in history. With this in mind, HeinOnline has created a resource packed with information on the subject, providing researchers with a comprehensive overview of the history of death penalty legislation.
Major components of History of Capital Punishment include:
Mr. Wanger’s work, combined with the additional content included in History of Capital Punishment in HeinOnline, provides an extensive and well-organized platform for research on capital punishment and related issues. Access digital replicas of original print publications, including current and important historical treatises on this relevant and long-debated topic.
"... Except for peace and war, no question of public policy is more important than whether or not, or under what circumstances, government should be authorized by its citizens to kill people."
- Eugene G. Wanger