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Mexicans on Death Row

by Ricardo Ampudia ; English translation by Susan Rascon
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Houston, Tex. : Arte Publico Press, 2010.
Language
English
Spanish (translated from)
Uniform Title
Mexicanos Al Grito de Muerte English
ISBN
9781611923704, 1611923700, 1558855483, 9781558855489
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue / Fernando Solana
  • Introduction
  • Death Penalty
  • Definition and history of the death penalty
  • Death penalty debate
  • Death penalty in the United States
  • Legal evolution of the death penalty
  • Death penalty and legislation cases
  • Legal procedure of the death penalty
  • Life on death row and the execution of a convict
  • Consular protection of Mexicans sentenced to death in the United States
  • History of the consular protection provided by the government of Mexico to its citizens abroad
  • Situation of Mexicans sentenced to death in the United States
  • Work of the Mexican government in the protection of Mexican citizens sentenced to death in the United States
  • Avena Case
  • Background
  • Case concerning Avena and other Mexican nationals (Mexico v United States) before the International Court of Justice
  • Aldape Case
  • Murders
  • Writ of Habeas corpus
  • Evidentiary hearing
  • Vindication
  • Final reflections and conclusions
  • Glossary
  • Appendices
  • Appendix 1-A: Death penalty worldwide
  • Appendix 1-B: Global categories regarding the death penalty
  • Appendix 1-C: a: Anti-death penalty organizations and groups in the United States
  • b: International legislation regarding the right to life and opposed to the death penalty
  • Appendix 2-A: Minors executed under the death penalty
  • Bibliography.
Description
1 online resource (xix, 290 pages)
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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