Capital Punishment On Trial

Author: David M. Oshinsky
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
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And this is exactly what happened. In the coming years, the Supreme Court would uphold an avalanche of state legislation endorsing the death penalty.

Death Penalty On Trial

Author: Gary P. Gershman
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 185109606X
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An extensive survey of the pros and cons, evolution, and current issues surrounding one of the hottest topics in today's social debates. * Entries on critical events; issues such as race, age, and evidence of innocence; and individuals like ...

Death Penalty On Trial

Author: Bill Kurtis
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786734035
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There can be no real justice in America until it is abolished. In The Death Penalty on Trial, Kurtis takes readers on his most remarkable investigative journey yet.

The Death Penalty On Trial

Author: Ron Gleason
ISBN: 9780979673672
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Rigorously examining the controversy over the death penalty with clarity and cogency, Gleason defines ethics philosophically and presents the biblical mandate.

The Leviathan S Choice

Author: James Michael Martinez
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847697311
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Afterward, the legislature decided to study the trends in state homicide cases
even as the death penalty continued to be enforced. Lyons and Foote, "Capital
Punishment on Trial," 14. 20. Perhaps the most famous Illinois case involved
inmate Anthony Porter, who spent nearly sixteen years on death row for a double
murder. He once came within two days of being executed. Porter was released
when new evidence showed that he did not commit the crime for which he was

Imprisoned By The Past

Author: Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199967938
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Oshinsky, Capital Punishment on Trial 85. Bill Curry, “Convicted Murderer
Executed by Florida; Three Surges of Electricity, Convicted Killer Is Executed,”
Washington Post (26 May 1979): A1; George L. Thurston III, “Probers Say
Spenkelink Was Denied His Rights before Being Executed,” Washington Post (21
Sept. 1979): A9. Later, a governor's report criticized the prison superintendent
because Spenkelink's mother and the other female visitors had to go through
vaginal and rectal ...

Mercy On Trial

Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400826721
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Despite his initial popularity, Cruce's style of governance and his stance on
several key issues, not the least of which was capital punishment, earned him
more than a few unhappy constituents and political foes. Like his abolitionist,
clemency-granting peers who would follow later in the century, Cruce's term of
office was stormy, marked by many legislative battles and ideological
controversies. The governor's difficulties did not, however, translate into political
timidity when it came to ...

Jesus On Death Row

Author: Mark Osler
Publisher: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 1426722893
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Should the experience of Jesus' trial, conviction, and execution give us pause as we take similar steps to place individuals on death row today? These are the questions posed by this surprising, challenging, and enlightening book

Women And Capital Punishment In The United States

Author: David V. Baker
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476622884
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Carla Campos and Bill Torpy, “Post-Execution Pardon; One-Day Trial in 1945
Sent Georgia Woman to Electric Chair,” The Atlanta Journal Constitution (August
16, 2005), p. 4. 71. Commonwealth v. Sykes, 353 Pa. 392 (1946). 72. Vertamae
Grosvenor, Remembering Corrine Sykes, National Public Radio (NPR) All Things
Considered (April 3, 1998), Transcript No. 98040320-212, Linda Wertheimer,
reporting. 73. Shipman, The Penalty Is Death, p. 165. 74. Joe R. Feagin, Racist
America: ...