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Author O'Donnell, Ian, author.

Title Justice, mercy, and caprice : clemency and the death penalty in Ireland / Ian O'Donnell.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Clarendon studies in criminology
Clarendon studies in criminology.
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A work of criminal justice history that speaks to the emergence of a more humane Irish state - a close examination of the decision to grant clemency to those sentenced to death between 1923 and 1990, addressing important issues of law and penology that are of continuing relevance for countries that use capital punishment.
Audience Specialized.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 14, 2017).
Subject Clemency -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Capital punishment -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780191839467 (ebook) : No price