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Capital Punishment: Getting Started

Domestic resources regarding capital punishment generally.

Resource Symbol Key

University of Iowa access UI Access Only
College of Law access Law Access Only
Password required Password Required
CD-ROM resource CD-ROM
Public Access Public Access
Available in Print Available in Print
Available on Microform Available on Microform
Westlaw WestlawNext - Required Password
Lexis Advance Lexis Advance - Password Required
Bloomberg Law 


Capital punishment is a vast area of study that crosses many research boundaries. This research guide is intended as a starting point for researching capital punishment issues in the United States and is aimed at assisting UI law students. As a starting point, the materials in this guide cover various aspects of capital punishment and in varying depths. Use the materials to provide a foundation for your topic as well as a guide to other sources.

N.B.: The collections of books and other items are primarily gleaned from the collection at the University of Iowa Law Library; therefore you will see call numbers or web links to local resources.

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