Life Imprisonment and Human Rights (Oñati International by Dirk van Zyl Smit,Catherine Appleton

By Dirk van Zyl Smit,Catherine Appleton

in lots of jurisdictions this day, existence imprisonment is the main serious penalty that may be imposed. regardless of this, it's a fairly under-researched type of punishment and no significant test has been made to appreciate its complete human rights implications. this crucial assortment fills that hole by way of addressing those key questions: what's existence imprisonment and what human rights are correct to it? those questions are explored from the viewpoint of various jurisdictions, in essays that draw on either empirical and doctrinal study. below the editorship of 2 top students within the box, this leading edge and critical paintings might be a landmark booklet within the box of penal experiences and human rights.

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