Episode 165: Capital Punishment, Murder, & Sexual Violence in Canada


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In this episode of the History Slam, Sean Graham talks with Carolyn Strange about her book The Death Penalty and Sex Murder in Canadian History. They discuss her background studying criminal justice, the public’s influence in capital cases, and the concept of discretionary justice. They also chat about the number of capital cases in Canada, how reliable the sample size is, and whether capital punishment could re-emerge as a political issue.


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