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Analysis of political attitudes towards the death penalty in the state of Florida

Analysis of political attitudes towards the death penalty in the state of Florida

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Published by Amnesty International in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capital punishment -- Florida -- Attitudes.,
  • Capital punishment -- Public opinion -- Florida.,
  • Punishment -- Florida.,
  • Criminal law -- Florida.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAttitudes in the state of Florida on the death penalty.
    Statementprepared for Amnesty International.
    ContributionsAmnesty International., Cambridge Survey Research (Firm)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16643157M

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