A Global Human Rights Analysis
de Catherine Appleton e Dirk Van Zyl Smit
Sobre o livro
Life imprisonment has replaced the death penalty as the most common sentence imposed for heinous crimes worldwide. Consequently, it has become the leading issue of international criminal justice reform. In the first survey of its kind, Dirk van Zyl Smit and Catherine Appleton argue for a human rights-based reappraisal of this harsh punishment.