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Stribe’s textbook published in new edition

A new edition of “Death Penalty in a Nutshell,” by Victor Strieb, retired professor of law, has just been published by West Group, St. Paul, Minn.  Originally published in 2003, new editions were added in 2005, 2008 and now in 2012.

The 352-page text, covers both the substantive and procedural law of capital cases, along with relevant history, jurisprudence and constitutional law. It addresses international issues, the complex role of defense counsel, systemic bias, and execution of the innocent. Statutory and case law, as well as all relevant data, are current as of mid-2012, providing a basis for broad exploration of academic and pragmatic issues for lawyers, law students and others interested in the worst crimes committed by the worst offenders.


Death Penalty in a Nutshell, ISBN-10: 0314279563

ISBN-13: 978-0314279569