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Iowa and the Death Penalty | A Troubled Relationship | 1834 - 1965 By Dick Haws
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Forty-six men (no women) were hanged on Iowa gallows between 1834 and 1965, the time span when capital punishment was the law of the land in Iowa. “Iowa and the Death Penalty” tells who... More > the men were, what they did, what issues they and their crimes raised. Forty-three were murderers, three were rapists. They committed some of the most heinous crimes in Iowa history, but their deaths have left behind lingering questions. Iowa’s experience with the death penalty was not a comfortable one.< Less
Cruel? Unusual?? - You Decide on the Death Penalty By Ross R Olney
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This book for young adults is hard hitting. It pulls no punches in discussing the death penalty, the electric chair, and various other ways that people have learned how to "legally" kill... More > other people. The book covers a number of trials, some very straightforward and some almost shameful in the terrible way of using the system to sentence someone to death, and to execute them. The book does not try to suggest how the reader should feel, but does point out that since the death penalty is still in a legal limbo, it will be the young people of today who will make the final decision on whether or not this way of punishment will continue in the United States.< Less
CRUEL? UNUSUAL?, You Decide on the Death Penalty By Ross R. Olney
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When you execute a man or woman, you end their life. You take away all that they really have. And it is YOU that is pulling the switch or injecting the poison, since it is ultimately the people who... More > decide on using or not using the death penalty. The courts have been struggling with this decision for decades, but it will always be the voice of the people making the final decision. Nor is it really possible to execute the "really bad" criminals and not the "kind of bad" ones. Murder is murder. They did it, now the law will do it to them. And the law is you. And what if they are found later to be innocent? That is your problem as well. This book pulls no punches. It is hard hitting, and not for the weak of spirit. It doesn't tell you what it thinks you should do, but it does hit you with a tough question.< Less
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Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death... More > Penalty in the United States by Helen Prejean. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States.< Less
The Death Chair By Dr John McElhaney
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The Tennessee electric chair was installed in 1916 changing the way executions were performed. Up until this time the gallows had been used for all those who were guilty of crimes that demanded the... More > life of the perpetrator. Now there is a more modern way to put criminals to death. The electric chair pumps 2300 volts of electricity through the body of those who are unfortunate enough to set in it. From 1916 through 1960 a period of 44 years there were 125 men who were put to death in the chair. Of the 125 men 85 were black and 40 were white. This book gives the details of 43 of these men, 21 white men and 22 black men. The details of the crime along with the details of the execution is writer in this book. These are the genuine facts, real names of both victim and perpetrator are revealed in this book. The cases written about here are cases from the East Tennessee division of the state. Please read this book and let it educate you as to the criminal history of East Tennessee< Less
The Angel of Death By Molly Cutpurse
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The Angel of Death is a bleak and fictional account of the United Kingdom’s prison system. When terrorists commit an act of genocide resulting in the deaths of over eleven thousand Londoners,... More > the Prime Minister, under pressure of intense social media, announces a new government initiative as the death penalty is no longer practicable. The new legislation called, the Safe Limitation Act is rushed through Parliament and a woman neurosurgeon is employed to run the scheme. But however successful the program, she is eventually betrayed by the government, rejected by her family and spurned by her friends, undergoing the most consequential counteraction by the population in living memory.< Less
Life or Death: An Analysis of Reinstatement By Samantha Enders
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This non-fiction novel discusses the need and possibility of the reinstatement of capital punishment to Canada. As evidence and supporting arguments this compilation includes charts, photographs,... More > quotations and many other supporting factors to encourage capital punishment reinstatement. Although this novel does include opinion, these opinions have been formed on facts and in no way is any one person intended to take these opinions as facts. Instead, take the evidence as it is. This novel seeks to prove that capital punishment is a necessary driving force in the protection and preservation of human rights. By doing this is encompasses arguments for and against the death penalty, the history of the death penalty, the death penalty in other countries, and many other issues related directly and indirectly to Canada.< Less
Life or Death: An Analysis of Reinstatement By Samantha Enders
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This non-fiction novel discusses the need and possibility of the reinstatement of capital punishment to Canada. As evidence and supporting arguments this compilation includes charts, photographs,... More > quotations and many other supporting factors to encourage capital punishment reinstatement. Although this novel does include opinion, these opinions have been formed on facts and in no way is any one person intended to take these opinions as facts. Instead, take the evidence as it is. This novel seeks to prove that capital punishment is a necessary driving force in the protection and preservation of human rights. Thus it encompasses arguments for and against the death penalty, the history of the death penalty, the death penalty in other countries, and many other issues related directly and indirectly to Canada.< Less
The Life and Death of a HiTech Patriot By Yossi Faybish
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This is a book about love. About the birth and growth of passionate love not to God, not to a human, not to an animal and not even to an inanimate subject. But to a virtual entity - to a company.... More > Scitex. About the bigamous life of sharing the nights with the wife and the days with the company. About the tumultuous ups and downs of a passionate relationship between a human being and a virtual being. And about inevitable change. Fighting desperately, yet watching helplessly metamorphosis imperceptibly setting in, changing this entity - once hot and throbbing with vitality, into a cool, calculating, dispassionate money making machine. And about love's final penalty - brutal betrayal... and death.< Less

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