Establishing constitutional procedures for the imposition of capital punishment
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Establishing constitutional procedures for the imposition of capital punishment report of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, together with minority views on S. 1765. by

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Capital punishment -- United States.,
  • Constitutional law -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- no. 98-251.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 44 p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15300661M

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