Capital Punishment

 
June 8 2016, Martin Baggoley
Mob lynchings have been extremely rare events in the United Kingdom. The most infamous occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1736by Martin BaggoleyOn Monday April 6 1724, the Caledonian Mercury included...
 
October 9 2009,
  These photos of whites torturing and lynching black men present a side of U.S. history that most history books ignore. They provide one of the many reasons why blacks (and Indians) hold a...
 
June 4 2012, Robert Walsh
John "Babbacombe" Lee After three attempts to hang John Lee at Exeter Prison in Devon, England, the hanging was called off. Years later he was paroled.   by Robert Walsh  It...
 
October 9 2009, Robert Phillips
The lethal-injection chamber in California's San Quentin Prison. Death-row inmates are increasingly foregoing the appeal process to hasten the date of their execution. "Volunteers" now account...
 
October 5 2009, Randy Radic
Sept. 30, 2009 Updated June 25, 2010 Caryl Chessman Convicted in 1948 as “The Red Light Bandit,” Caryl Chessman would become an internationally known “Death Row” author and make the cover of...
 
October 9 2009, J. J. Maloney
Jan. 30, 1999 Updated: Feb. 8, 1999 and June 25, 2001 An overview of the death penalty in this century -- with the leading arguments for and against capital punishment, and some of the leading...

The Edinburgh Lynching

June 8 2016, 0 Comments
Mob lynchings have been extremely rare events in the United Kingdom. The most infamous occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1736by Martin BaggoleyOn Monday April 6 1724, the Caledonian Mercury included...

Ten Who Escaped the Hangman in Ireland

May 23 2016, 0 Comments
Before the Republic of Ireland abandoned the death penalty in 1990, it had a curious relationship to it, meting out the penalty but more often than not commuting or reprieving the condemned. by Colm...

Other Voices TV: Executing Justice

November 28 2012, 0 Comments
Other Voices TV: Executing Justice from PPJC Videos on Vimeo. A conversation with J. Patrick O'Connor author of SCAPEGOAT: The Chino Hills Murders and the Framing of Kevin Cooper. Kevin Cooper...
Apr 24, 2009
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April 5, 2009 Mumia Abu-Jamal's 27 years on Death Row for a murder he did not commit would have turned almost anyone else into an embittered, defeated man. Instead, he has remained what he always was, "the voice of the voiceless," as he demonstrates yet again in his most...

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