On February 14,capital punishment was incorporated into the Penal Code, stating: A judgment of death must be executed within the walls or yard of a jail, or some convenient private place in the county. The Sheriff of the county must be present at the execution, and must invite the presence of a physician, the District Attorney of the county, and at least twelve reputable citizens, to be selected by him; and he shall at the request of the defendant, permit such ministers of the gospel, not exceeding two, as the defendant may name, and any persons, relatives or friends, not to exceed five, to be present at the execution, together with such peace officers as he may think expedient, to witness the execution.
University Centre for Teaching and Learning University of Canterbury staff were rated a close second to those of Auckland University on research quality scores. Though we have long reported our research and creative works in a variety of ways, this report marks some important changes to the ways in which this is done.
In common with past reporting, this report presents the principal scholarly achievements of our staff in respect of publications and creative works. It also presents information about masters and PhD theses completed by postgraduate students.
The content is essentially the material formerly published each year in the University Calendar and, like the material in the Calendar, it is by no means an exhaustive list of all the scholarly contributions made by staff and students. Another important change is that, during the University restructured into four colleges and a School of Law.
The information in this report has been assembled for each of these. Additionally, several academic units have taken the opportunity to merge during restructuring for example, Zoology and Plant and Microbial Sciences have become the School of Biological Sciences so that within the College lists there is a degree of difference from the reporting units used in the Calendar up to Collaborative links with industry have been developing strongly.
These companies have been formed to develop University owned intellectual property. Traditional strengths in basic research have also been to the fore. Both of these are keenly contested funding sources.
For the period covered by this report the lists that follow set out publications and creative works, PhD theses and masters theses. Some 83 PhD theses and masters theses were University of Canterbury 5 completed and there was a record total of refereed research publications.
Many staff have been recognised for their excellence in research. There are many other indicators of the extremely strong research culture in the University of Canterbury, but those outlined above, together with the works of staff and students listed in this report, are an ample demonstration of the creative energies and hard work which occurs across the Colleges, their individual Departments and Schools, and the Research Centres of the University.
Professor Bob Kirk Deputy Vice-Chancellor 6 Research Report — College of Arts There is, then, considerable breadth to the research endeavours in the College of Arts and it is fair to say that there is no programme amongst 35 to 40 within the College that has not achieved both national and international reputation.
However, against this background there are several areas of particular strength. Within the social sciences, this period saw the development of the Social Science Research Centre. This is an interdisciplinary unit centred in the School of Sociology and Anthropology but stretching widely across the College and even beyond to include some members of the College of Science.
Also during this time, Te Awatea was formed with the Department of Social Work, the only centre within New Zealand for research into family violence. College of Arts Research in the College of Arts is a diverse undertaking.
Within the Humanities, the College can be proud of its general research achievements. Under the respective headships of Professor Paul Harrison and Professor Peter Hempenstall, there was a very high rate of internationally acclaimed research. It is hard to single out particular individuals in these two Schools, research successes were widely spread.
The internationally acclaimed achievements of both facets of the School of Classics and Linguistics should also be noted. Their research productions continued with that usual vigour during the time period in question, all of them being far more accessible to the general public than are the usual research outputs within a university.
Works of art including painting, sculpture, print-making and photography were made and shown, music was performed at the highest level and plays were produced. These areas of the College of Arts considerably enrich both the University community and the wider culture of New Zealand.
It has led to the development of a number of research initiatives, many of which are satisfyingly interdisciplinary. From Everyday Life to Theory. New York and London: A syntactically annotated idiom database. Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania. A Cultural and Social History.
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Data from a cross-cultural recognition study. Cognition and emotion, 17, 6, Journal of Consciousness Studies, 10, 11, Psychology of Music, 30, 1, Research Report – In addition to a wide variety of research work in energy, material sciences and vibration, the Department of Mechanical Engineering has recently completed projects concerned with wind turbine noise and hand-held radio acoustics.
death row since , when 44 persons were admitted. In states that authorized multiple methods of execution, the condemned prisoner generally selects the method. Five of the 15 states (Arizona, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, and capital punishment, and the status of death penalty statutes.
The Innocence Project, founded in by Peter Neufeld and Barry Scheck at Cardozo School of Law, exonerates the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the . When the prisoner is actually executed, we refer to this as capital punishment.
When execution is pending, looming, or just being threatened to coerce a plea, it is referred to as the death penalty.
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Methods of Execution Used in Capital Punishment and States That Have Abolished the Death Penalty. Find information about each U.S. state's stance on capital punishment and method of execution where applicable. As of May , 18 states and the District of Columbia have abolished the death penalty.
The death penalty is also known as " capital punishment." There are two perspectives of the death penalty conservative and liberal. Conservative perspective is "those who favor the death penalty argue that it is a moral and effective way to deter crime" (Issues and Allegations: Capital Punishment). A recent study by Professor Michael Radelet and Traci Lacock of the University of Colorado found that 88% of the nation’s leading criminologists do not believe the . Jamaica's death penalty laws and how they are applied, including death row and execution numbers, death-eligible crimes, methods of execution, appeals and clemency, availability of lawyers, prison conditions, ratification of international instruments, and recent developments.
Women on Death Row Incarceration .