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Deadly Justice
A Statistical Portrait of the Death Penalty

Frank R. Baumgartner, Marty Davidson, Kaneesha R. Johnson, Arvind Krishnamurthy, and Colin P. Wilson

Oxford University Press, 2018

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Published Reviews

 

Our book appeared in bookstores in November 2017. As they appear, we will post copies or links to reviews of our book here.

 

Media Coverage:

 

New Books Network, an interview by Heath Brown with Frank Baumgartner, December 22, 2017. (19 minutes of audio)


Houston leads the nation as the execution epicenter, by Tammy Feldstein, CW93.com NewsFix (Houston Texas), November 28, 2017.

 

What's New, Death Penalty Information Center, November 27, 2017.

 

Professor explains why Texas executes so many prisoners, by Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle, November 22, 2017. (on-line) Houston: Ground zero for the death penalty. Study shows Harris County is most active in capital punishment, driven by district attorney choices, by Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle, November 27, 2017. (print version)

 

Academic Reviews:

 

Conklin, Michael. 2019. Painting a Deceptive Portrait: A Critical Review of Deadly Justice. New Criminal Law Review 22 (2): 223–231.

 

Jochnowitz, Leona Deborah, The (Uncertain) 'Withering Away' of the Death Penalty Due to Decreasing Popularity and Super-Regulatory Costs (December 19, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3304003 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3304003

 

The Champion (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers), August 2018, p. 54, by Robert Sanger.

 

The Political Quarterly vol. 89, no. 3 (September 2018): 517-519, by Carolyn Hoyle.

 

Criminal Justice Policy Review, OnlineFirst, July 10, 2018, by Brandon C. Dulisse.

 

Choice, vol. 55, no. 9 (May 2018), by J. S. Taylor.

 

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books, March 2018, by Mary Welek Atwell.

 

(This page was last updated June 17, 2019.)

Table of Contents

Reviews

Data, Updates, and Replications

Appendices

Legal Citations and Cases

Media

About the Authors

Purchase the Book

Teaching from the Book

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