Executed on a Technicality

Ebook $21.00

Beacon Press | May 01, 2005 | ISBN 9780807044186

  • Paperback$21.00

    Beacon Press | May 01, 2006 | 268 Pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 | ISBN 9780807044193

  • Ebook$21.00

    Beacon Press | May 01, 2005 | ISBN 9780807044186

Praise

An honorably dispassionate and logical broadside against a shameful practice.
—Kirkus Reviews

“Dow reveals the dirty little secret of American death-penalty litigation: procedure trumps innocence . . . [His book] is insightful and full of the kinds of revelations that may lead readers to reconsider their stand on the death penalty.”—Steve Mills, Chicago Tribune

“Dow’s book leaves all else behind. It is powerful, direct, informative, and told in compelling human terms. He makes us see that the issue is not sentiment or retribution or even innocence. It is justice.”—Anthony Lewis, Pulitzer Prize-winning former columnist for the New York Times

David R. Dow is professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center and an internationally recognized figure in the fight against the death penalty. He is the founder and director of the Texas Innocence Network and has represented more than thirty death row inmates. Regularly quoted in publications like the New York Times and the Washington Post, Dow lives in Houston, Texas.

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