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The death penalty, like abortion, is one of those issues that seems to inspire strong opinions in just about everyone, regardless of personal experience or knowledge. Read morePublished 15 months ago by technicat
If you already know Scott Turow, you will want to read this book for that reason alone. He was involved in a big study of the death penalty in Illinois some years ago, and gives a... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Barbara Frederick
This definitely proves that author Scott Turow's resume is even more impressive than I first realized. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Philip Scholz
Great philosophical inquiry into the ethical standing of the death penalty, and also a thorough examination of the practical issues with capital punishment in the U.S. Read morePublished 21 months ago by L.L.G.
Turow brings an interesting perspective to the death penalty issue. He has had experience as a practicing attorney, and he served as a member of the commission appointed by... Read morePublished 22 months ago by CSDC
I was expecting a Turow thriller but this is non-fiction and very involved. It was very interesting and gave an informed view of capital punishment. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Jane A. Conner
This is a fascinating and well reasoned exploration of the arguments for and against the death penalty. Read morePublished on October 27, 2013 by Alice
Before Scott Turow was a best selling mystery author he was, and remains, a practicing attorney. He has been a federal prosecutor and a defense attorney, and has first hand... Read morePublished on March 29, 2013 by Kristin
For anyone looking for an unbiased, and open minded look at the death penalty, read this book. A quick, easy, and thoughtful read.Published on December 28, 2012 by SLAlexander