Dreams Deferred: Capital Punishment and Injustice in Texas
thesisposted on 01.01.2007 by Janet Jay
In order to distinguish essays and pre-prints from academic theses, we have a separate category. These are often much longer text based documents than a paper.
There has been a great deal of academic scholarship about the effectiveness of capital punishment in deterring violent crime. While the rest of the Western world has been attempting to enforce nonexecution as a human rights issue, the policy of the national government in the United States has shifted to the toleration of capital punishment by the states, and a series of capital crimes have been added by the federal Congress for the limited jurisdiction of the federal government.