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


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

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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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