[[ PDF ]] ✈ The Fairer Death: Executing Women in Ohio Author Victor L. Streib – Thomashillier.co.uk

The Fairer Death: Executing Women in Ohio Women On Death Row Are Such A Rarity That, Once Condemned, They May Be Ignored And Forgotten Ohio, A Typical, Middle Of The Road Death Penalty State, Provides A Telling Example Of This Phenomenon The Fairer Death Executing Women In Ohio Explores Ohio S Experience With The Death Penalty For Women And Reflects On What This Experience Reveals About The Death Penalty For Women Throughout The Nation Victor Streib S Analysis Of Two Centuries Of Ohio Death Penalty Legislation And Adjudication Reveals No Obvious Exclusion Of Women Or Even Any Recognition Of An Issue Of Sex Bias In This Respect, Ohio S Justice System Exemplifies The Subtle And Insidious Nature Of This Cultural Disparity Professor Streib Provides Detailed Descriptions Of The Cases Of The Four Women Actually Executed By Ohio Since Its Founding And Of The Cases Of The Ten Women Sentenced To Death In Ohio In The Current Death Penalty Era 1973 2005 Some Of These Cases Had A Profound Impact On Death Penalty Law, But Most Were Routine And Drew Little Attention A Generation Later, Reversals And Commutations Have Left Only One Woman On Ohio S Death Row Although Streib Focuses Specifically On Ohio, The Underlying Premise Is That Ohio Is, In Many Ways, A Typical Death Penalty State The Fairer Death Provides Insight Into Our National Experience, Provoking Questions About The Rationale For The Death Penalty And The Many Disparities In Its Administration.


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    Asked my coworker to buy this book for the the library and very happy that she did This small volume has a very narrow focus on how the death penalty statue plays out among those convicted in the state of Ohio Unsurprisingly, women are rarely given the death penalty, even for violent crimes, but are there any commonalities among those who have received it Streib frames her discussion of the actual cases with statistics that describe the gender bias against assigning women the death penalty nationally as well as a thorough discussion of the potential aggravating and mitigating factors underlying most cases of violent crime Then the only four women to be executed in Ohio are presented followed by the eleven women sentenced to death in the modern era Unfortunately, due to such a small population, little can be said about the similarities of the group but the author attempts to draw some conclusi...


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