Film and Law Logo

Productions
Publications

DONATE

Left Column
Voices Death Penalty Book Cover
Quote Marks
Prof. Murphy has put all of this information into a readable and well-organized collection that would be of interest to anyone concerned about the democratic process, the criminal justice system, or the history of the death penalty in the U.S. The book is a case study that would likely be repeated whenever the death penalty is put under the microscope of careful examination.
Richard C. Dieter, Executive Director, Death Penalty Information Center
Read the full review

Quote Marks
If I were asked, as a librarian, for one book to recommend on the subject of capital punishment, it would be Professor Murphy's Voices. This is a straightforward, unbiased report on the subject based on public hearings in New York State. Professor Murphy has masterfully stitched together the testimony.
Edward J. Bander, Former Law Librarian, Suffolk University Law School
Read the full review

Quote Marks
The audience for this book is broader than legal academics or law students. This book should be in every community library as well as used in a variety of university, college, and even advanced high school courses. It is ideally suited for an undergraduate criminal justice course or graduate courses on the death penalty. Journalists, legislators, and informed members of the public will find this book to be a dispassionate source book for understanding the death penalty policy's justifications and implications.
Thomas H. Koenig, Professor of Sociology & Anthropology, Northeastern University, & Michael L. Rustad, Thomas F. Lambert Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School
Read the full review