Capital Punishment. An Indictment by a Death-Row Survivor by Billy Wayne Sinclair
By Billy Wayne Sinclair
An impassioned, well-researched file on the most burning matters dealing with us at the present time: the dying penalty. Billy Wayne Sinclair used to be merely 21 while he heard the Louisiana pass judgement on pronounce those phrases: "I hereby sentence you to demise within the electrical chair." It used to be the fruits of a botched holdup devoted the 12 months sooner than within which Billy had by chance shot and killed a guy. Billy spent the following forty years in Angola felony, one of many country's worst, six of these years on demise row. while in 1972 the ultimate court docket struck down the dying penalty as arbitrary and capricious, Billy used to be re-sentenced to lifestyles with out parole. ultimately published in 2006, he now examines the demise penalty in nice element, from historic history—an eye for a watch and a enamel for a tooth—to the current. expert by means of his personal event and his decades-long experiences, this ebook bargains vital information regarding, and insights into, an issue that's as heated and debatable this present day because it ever was once.