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Death Penalty in America- A difficult path to abolition By Ian Steinbach
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Reasons why the death penalty should be abolished in the United states, and why it remains a retentionist country
Two Political Murders By Tony Reeves
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“This represents a fantastic piece of meticulous research, and it is a great story of course.” – Richard Walsh, publishing consultant, Allen & Unwin, Sydney. THERE can be no... More > doubt that when John Trevor Kelly took an axe and brutally killed Connie Sommerlad in northern New South Wales town of Tenterfield early in 1939, there would be profound political repercussions, for his victim was the niece of a powerful State politician and local media baron. But while the political heavyweight was totally opposed to capital punishment on religious and moral grounds, his conservative political allies in the state parliament acted as though they ‘owed him one’ and were determined to wreak revenge against the wretched Kelly for his abominable act, despite the fact the state had consciously stopped executing people more than a year earlier. So the hanging of Jack Kelly was a very political execution indeed.< Less
Two Political Murders By Tony Reeves
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“This represents a fantastic piece of meticulous research, and it is a great story of course.” – Richard Walsh, publishing consultant, Allen & Unwin, Sydney. THERE can be no... More > doubt that when John Trevor Kelly took an axe and brutally killed Connie Sommerlad in northern New South Wales town of Tenterfield early in 1939, there would be profound political repercussions, for his victim was the niece of a powerful State politician and local media baron. But while the political heavyweight was totally opposed to capital punishment on religious and moral grounds, his conservative political allies in the state parliament acted as though they ‘owed him one’ and were determined to wreak revenge against the wretched Kelly for his abominable act, despite the fact the state had consciously stopped executing people more than a year earlier. So the hanging of Jack Kelly was a very political execution indeed.< Less
Guilt Driven By Casey Cofer
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Fed up with the failure of the criminal justice system, Americans have come to the conclusion that the system they’ve put their faith in for so long just isn’t working. They demand a... More > solution to the increasing rate of violent crime victimizing innocent people. Their outcry calls for the Constitution to be revamped, giving law enforcement more latitude to defeat crime. The change comes in the form of a new and radical way of putting a crimp on the rising rate of recidivism through the formation of controversial WANT divisions within the police department. These highly trained and clandestine officers are federally sanctioned to bring in or put down the most vile, psychotic, and irredeemable criminals ever to avoid arrest. Everything seems to work in favor of the change, until one officer discovers nothing good ever comes without a high price.< Less
The Executioners By DM King
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Britain reinstates Capital Punishment. Third to hang is notorious serial killer, Jammal Grey, alias the Dulwich Ripper. DI Robert Bowman, the man who led the investigation, becomes an overnight hero... More > following Grey’s capture. But three weeks after the execution, the nation is stunned when Bowman’s own daughter is murdered in a copycat killing. Who could have done this? How could this have happened? Bowman knows who. And he knows how. Evidence crucial to Grey’s conviction was tainted; fabricated by the DI when it looked like Grey might walk. Only Bowman knew of it. Bowman and of course the real killer. For the Ripper is still out there. And now he has a hold over the very man who was supposed to have brought him to justice. Now Bowman must hunt down the Ripper again, although this time he's on his own. Using only his initiative, his experience and his underworld connections, he must find the killer before more young women die. And before the truth comes out.< Less
Thief in the Night: The John Couey Question By Christian Kahner
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In 2005, John Couey walked into Jessica Lunsford's open home and seemingly walked away with her without protest. The dog did not bark; the door was open; the grandparents did not wake up. ... More > Supposedly, he was working totally alone as he kept her for three days and molested her and eventually murdered her. This book questions the official story.< Less
Mario Cuomo's Private Affairs and Public Responsibility By Erin Golembiewski
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Mario Cuomo served as the 56th Governor of New York. Cuomo is noted for his liberal political views, particularly his unswerving opposition to the death penalty, and his support of a woman's right... More > to choose, as well as his strong Catholic faith. These two political decisions may be considered contradictory. However, Cuomo did not feel this way. The question is why.< Less
The Ten Commandments Reconsidered By James E. Smith, Ph.D.
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A discussion of each of the Ten Commandments and its connections with the remainder of the Law of Moses, the teachings of the prophets and the New Covenant revelation.
Belfast Executions By irish media
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Belfast Executions tells the story of the seventeen men who were executed at HMP Belfast from 1845 until Christmas week 1961. Their crimes are explored in fine detail. Read about the seventeen... More > year-old soldier executed by the hangman who was serving time at the prison for ABH or the story of the thirteenth person executed on Friday the thirteenth for the murder of a turkish giant. These and many others are presented by two of Belfast's best known local historians, Michael Liggett and Joe Baker.< Less
Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences By Arthur L. Hayward
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Collected from Original Papers and Authentic Memoirs, and Published in 1735

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