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By Sir Fred Phillips

ISBN-10: 9768167513

ISBN-13: 9789768167514

there was little or no public highbrow discourse within the Commonwealth Caribbean on probably the most vexing problems with the felony justice process: the retention of the dying penalty as a punishment. within the dying Penalty and Human Rights, Sir Fred Phillips examines the altering nature of Caribbean jurisprudence clear of the attractiveness of the demise penalty as a compulsory punishment not like the existing dictates of political will which advocates for its retention.

On the overseas panorama, it truly is quite often authorized that the dying penalty runs opposite to the perfect to lifestyles and the precise to humane remedy enshrined in numerous treaties and Conventions to which the international locations of the Commonwealth Caribbean are signatures. utilizing the prestigious Jamaican case of Pratt and Morgan, the ebook examines and discusses the situations of the earlier twenty years that have resulted in the altering jurisprudence in this existence and loss of life issue.

Unapologetic within the arguments for abolition of the demise penalty, The dying Penalty and Human Rights is a concise exam of a delicate but very important point of Caribbean jurisprudence.

Sir Fred Phillips is a Barrister-at-law and Queen's information. A former cupboard Secretary of the West Indies Federation and previous Governor of the linked nation of St Kitts/Nevis/Anguilla, he has written 5 books on Constitutional legislations and criminal Ethics. He lives in Antigua the place he keeps to write.

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