Author: John Mervyn Cullwick Pugh
Publisher: Waterside Press
ISBN: 1904380166
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Execution: One Man's Life and Death is an absorbing read for practitioners, researchers, students and public alike.

Death Penalty On Trial

Author: Gary P. Gershman
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 185109606X
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Cell 2455, Death Row. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. This and the next two
books were produced by the celebrated prisoner during his twelve years on
death row. They provide a rare insight into life on death row. Chessman, in
writing these books, provided anti–death penalty advocates strong material for
showing that capital prisoners were not all “worthy” of execution, what it was like
to live on death row, and raised questions that only one sitting there could ask.
Written under ...

One Man S Justice

Author: Akira Yoshimura
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1847677150
Size: 33.95 MB
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That summer, five new sets of gallows were constructed in the execution
compound. One Thursday Takuya overheard a prison guard calling out the name
of an ... That man was one of four hanged the next day. News travelled quickly
around Sugamo on the twenty-fourth of December that ... Takuya was no different
from the others, aware that he was tied into a life-and-death struggle with the rest
of the accused. When he heard another defendant's answers to the prosecutor's
questions ...


Author: Robert Badinter
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781555536923
Size: 69.51 MB
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The English translation of a behind-the-scenes account of the abolition of the death penalty in France

One Man S War

Author: Tommy LaMore
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 1461664683
Size: 65.40 MB
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He droned on, then almost shouted the last words: “And we will forthwith carry out
the sentence of execution!” Lauren ... The rifle blasts sounded as one and
echoed off the walls and the surrounding buildings. They were so loud they
reverberated in my cell. A part of me died then. My hatred for the Germans
reached a level I couldn't have imagined. Somehow I had wanted to believe that
these Germans must have ... He didn't read from it, he just said, “I have come to
spare your life.

Life After Death Row

Author: Saundra D. Westervelt
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813553393
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by the despair of others, some ofwhom take their own lives or are taken for
execution: Life on death row is stressful, as one should imagine. Dealing with the
possibility of being executed is a heavy burden that causes psychological trauma
and emotional damage. I remember one guy on death row [who] jumped over a
rail about two stories up, trying to cause his death. I remember a guy who did not
want to continue litigation of his appeals because he was tired of continually
having to ...

Killing Time

Author: David R. Dow
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407071467
Size: 32.34 MB
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This is the real story of Death Row; of corrupt lawyers, judges who are hostile to the very idea of justice and executioners who rely on inmates for moral support.Killing Time is a modern classic; both a searing and haunting memoir, and a ...

Some Account Of The Life And Death Of M L Executed At Tyburn October 11 1752 Etc

Author: Matthew LEE (Felon.)
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s 1 I l me than Life itself : How do I know, but , while I am telling ds .a Lie to save
my Life, _l may be struck dead, and lose my precious Soul for evefl I shall
therefore plead Guilty; not with a Design to obtain the Favonr os Man thereby; for
l exPect, nor deserve none ,but bacause I 'would not offend Go n, and grieve his
Holy Spirit." 'A By-stander asked him, Whether he was willing todie? He --suid, " '
When I consult with Flesh and Blood, it 'seems hard to leave the World in _ the
vBloom of ...

The Execution Of A Serial Killer

Author: Joseph D. Diaz
ISBN: 9781419683718
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A psychological crash, bordering on insanity, resulted as the author confronted his own feelings about life, death, and his religious faith.This book tells the true story of the events that led to these two lives converging that night in ...

The Death Penalty

Author: Ernest Van den Haag
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1489927875
Size: 66.54 MB
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opponent asks us to conclude from this state of condemned men's minds that the
death penalty is more deterrent than life imprisonment. I do not think that this
conclusion follows at all. We are not entitled to make any inference about the
deterrent effect of the death penalty on the hypothetical person considering
murder. He will prefer not to be suspected, not to be arrested, not to be tried, and
not to be sentenced to anything. The distant contingency that as a result of the
murder he is ...