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Health-Care Professionals and Lethal Injection: An Ethical Inquiry.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Journal of medicine and philosophy [J Med Philos] 2022 Feb 08; Vol. 47 (1), pp. 18-31.

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Abstract: The practice of health-care professional involvement in capital punishment has come under scrutiny since the implementation of lethal injection as a method of execution, raising questions of the goals of medicine and the ethics of medicalized procedure...

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PTSD and Trauma as Mitigating Factors in Sentencing in Capital Cases.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law [J Am Acad Psychiatry Law] 2022 Mar; Vol. 50 (1), pp. 22-33. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Nov 17.

Abstract: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is commonly used as a mitigating sentencing factor, although how successfully it is used varies. In cases involving the death penalty, use of a PTSD diagnosis as a sentencing mitigating factor has been considered in...

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Ineffective Counsel in Death Penalty Cases and the Promise of Therapeutic Jurisprudence.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law [J Am Acad Psychiatry Law] 2022 Mar; Vol. 50 (1), pp. 34-38. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Nov 17.

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Abstract: It is absolutely essential to consider the abject ineffectiveness of counsel in a significant number of death penalty cases involving defendants with serious mental disabilities and how such ineffectiveness is often (scandalously) accepted by reviewing...

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Support for the Death Penalty in Cases of Rape and Sexual Assault: Variation between Victim Age Categories.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology [Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol] 2021 Dec; Vol. 65 (16), pp. 1823-1846. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Dec 21.

Abstract: Research exploring attitudes toward the death penalty is common in the field of criminal justice. Additionally, a substantial body of literature has examined public perceptions of sex offenders and punishment in the U.S. Unfortunately, few studies have...

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The Legacy of Atkins v. Virginia and Its Impact on Fuston v. State .

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law [J Am Acad Psychiatry Law] 2021 Dec; Vol. 49 (4), pp. 601-609. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Nov 11.

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Abstract: In Atkins v. Virginia , the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the execution of defendants with an intellectual disability is "cruel and unusual punishment" prohibited by the Eighth Amendment. In a 6 to 3 decision, the Court noted the increasing number of s...

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Deadly serious: The United Nations, drugs, and capital punishment in the 1980s.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The International journal on drug policy [Int J Drug Policy] 2021 Jun; Vol. 92, pp. 103167. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Feb 21.

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Abstract: Background: Research into capital punishment has focussed on the length of time it will take to abolish. It will take decades or centuries. A key moment in the movement to abolish the death penalty was the 1980s when the Second Optional Protocol to the...

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"Shabu is different": Extrajudicial killings, death penalty, and 'methamphetamine exceptionalism' in the Philippines.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The International journal on drug policy [Int J Drug Policy] 2021 Jun; Vol. 92, pp. 103168. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Feb 17.

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Abstract: Background: This paper articulates and problematises the 'exceptionalism' in the way shabu (crystal methamphetamine) is framed in political and popular discourse in the Philippines, and how these framings have informed and enabled the drug regime in th...

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'Alternative facts': Public opinion surveys on the death penalty for drug offences in selected Asian countries.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The International journal on drug policy [Int J Drug Policy] 2021 Jun; Vol. 92, pp. 103155. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 May 14.

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Abstract: Background: in recent years, many Asian countries have witnessed an intensification in populist discourses identifying the death penalty as a central tool of drug control, with public opinion surveys referred to as invaluable evidence of public support...

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An uphill battle: A case example of government policy and activist dissent on the death penalty for drug-related offences in Indonesia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The International journal on drug policy [Int J Drug Policy] 2021 Jun; Vol. 92, pp. 103265. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 May 05.

Abstract: In 2014, newly-elected President Joko Widodo announced that Indonesia was facing a national 'emergency' due to high levels of drug use that necessitated harsh criminal justice responses, including the ultimate punishment of death. On April 29, 2015 Ind...

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VIOLENT ENDS.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): History Today. Aug2022, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p62-71. 10p.

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Abstract: The article focuses on early modern methods of execution were carefully calculated to inflict shame upon the condemned. It mentions Renaissance that saw the rise of the ‘theatre of horror' and hanging was the most widely practised method of execution a...

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