The Death Penalty

2nd Edition

Constitutional Issues, Commentaries and Case Briefs

Authors:

  • Rolando del Carmen
  • Scott Vollum
  • Kelly Cheeseman
  • Durant Frantzen
  • Claudia San Miguel
  • Details

    No. of pages:
    325
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Anderson
    Print ISBN:
    9781593455750
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437755701

    About the authors

    Rolando del Carmen

    Rolando V. del Carmen retired in May 2011 as Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice (Law) in the College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University. He has authored numerous books and articles in various areas of law related to criminal justice. He has won all three major awards given by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and has taught numerous graduate and undergraduate classes in law and has been a mentor and friend to many of his students.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Sam Houston State University, TX, USA

    Scott Vollum

    Scott Vollum is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology-Anthropology at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, where he primarily teaches classes on violence, the death penalty, restorative justice, criminological theory, and research methods. He conducts research and writes on a variety of topics related to the death penalty, including attitudes about the death penalty and experiences of those impacted by the death penalty (e.g., condemned death row inmates, co-victims of capital murder, and death row exonerees). He also conducts research on and writes about moral disengagement, restorative justice, violence against animals, and crime and justice in popular culture.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    University of Minnesota, Duluth, USA

    Kelly Cheeseman

    Kelly Cheeseman was Associate Professor and Chair of the Criminal Justice Program at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. Her research interests included female offenders, prison deviance, correctional officer stress and job satisfaction, institutional corrections, the death penalty, ethics, and sexually deviant behavior.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Messiah College, USA

    Durant Frantzen

    Durant Frantzen is Associate Professor of Criminology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas A&M University, San Antonio. His research focuses on offender reentry and recidivism, domestic violence policy, and the death penalty. He teaches courses on forensic psychology, statistics, victimology, and comparative systems in criminal justice.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Texas A & M University, San Antonio, USA

    Claudia San Miguel

    Claudia San Miguel is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Chair of the Department of Public Affairs and Social Research at Texas A&M International University in Laredo, Texas. Her research focuses on the trafficking of women and children, dating violence, domestic violence, and various policing issues. She has traveled to England, Poland, Sweden, Austria, and Spain to help form collaborative relationships with their anti-trafficking task forces. She has also taught courses for the Department of State in Roswell, New Mexico, on global human trafficking at the International Law Enforcement Academy.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Texas A & M International University, USA