Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? An Analysis of Prisoners on Death Row in the United States

Using data on the entire population of prisoners under a sentence of death in the United States between 1977 and 1997, this paper investigates the probability of transition from death row to various possible outcomes (execution, death by other causes, commutation, and overturned sentence or convicti...

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Volume: 33
Main Author: Laura M. Argys
H. Naci Mocan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Professional
Place of publication: CHICAGO The University of Chicago Press 01.06.2004
UNIV CHICAGO PRESS
University of Chicago Press
published in: The Journal of legal studies Vol. 33; no. 2; pp. 255 - 282
Data of publication: 20040600
ISSN: 0047-2530
1537-5366
EISSN: 1537-5366
Alternate Title: U.S. Death Row Prisoners
Discipline: Law
Subjects:
Law
Online Access: Fulltext
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