Books tagged: capital punishment

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The Interview Room
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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A short story. Detective Jim Willis, now old and near retirement, can't forget about an old case, and the day he came face to face with a monster.
The Light at the End of the Tunnel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Imagine remembering dying by hanging, guillotine, firing squad, electrocution, drugs, and even being beat to death. You feel the fear but there's no pain, nothing, the lights just go off. You shake your head and deny the memories are yours. You're right, they are not, not in this life. They are deja vu from your many, many, pasts. You are seeing yourself being executed, over, and over, and over.
Ready Reference Treatise: Dead Man Walking
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
She was a spiritual advisor to two convicted murderers who were waiting death sentence. The present book is based on her experiences while she was working as a spiritual advisor.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 4 - Summer 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The development of death penalty law and historical figures in this process, as Symposium: "A Look Back at the History of Capital Punishment." Volume 48, Summer 2014, has articles by such leading scholars as Evan Mandery, Michael Meltsner, Phyllis Goldfarb, and Zachary Baron Shemtob. The history and anomalies of the development of capital punishment law in the U.S. are explored, plus student work.
First Kill: An Executables Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Glynn River Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
How hard can hunting a human be? Tommy Edgers' uncle runs a legalized hit squad and all Tommy wants is a chance to prove he's not the loser so many people seem to think he is. When Uncle Merle finally gives him an easy hit--a straight shot in barren desert--Tommy intends to prove he deserves to hang with the pros he idolizes. But the Russian sadist assigned as his partner has other ideas.
Oliver Twist - After the Edit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,770. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Essay » Literature
Dickens's original story contains 26 Incredible Coincidences, 21 Unanswered Questions, and 5 Plain Impossibilities. "Oliver Twist - After the Edit" sticks as close to the original as possible while getting rid of them all. It is both a serious piece of literary criticism and an even more enjoyable story. Includes the sort of critical notes a modern editor would make on the original ms today.
Executables
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,240. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Glynn River Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After ten years of brutal prison labor for a crime she didn't commit, Tori Jennings now faces an even more unbearable prospect: freedom. But just because she’s free doesn’t mean she has a future. As an Executable, she has no money, no rights, no citizenship. No laws protect her. And the second she steps off penitentiary grounds, she becomes prey for hit-men legally hired by the victim's family.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 3 - January 2012
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,660. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Articles in the Jan. 2012 issue are from Rebecca Tushnet, reimagining copyright law for images instead of the usual frame of text and words; and Carol Steiker, reviewing David Garland's new book on capital punishment and contingency. Student contributions explore the law relating to video games, the Second Amendment and gun rights, patent law, environmental law, and extending the debt ceiling.
CASE 666 - Travesty of Justice
Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Of 58 women condemned to death since Confederation, only 11 were executed. Only one of those hanged, Elizabeth Workman, received a recommendation of clemency from the jury involved. Unanswered to this date is the question of why Elizabeth Workman remains as the sole exception to the acceptance of the recommendation for mercy in the case of women sentenced to execution here in Canada.
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story: Last Man Hanged in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. Early 20th Century British Injustice in Ireland. A century old Irish murder mystery is re-opened. Joseph Heffernan paid the ultimate price for the murder of Mary Walker in Mullingar, Ireland in 1909. Mary Walker was the innocent victim of a brutal murder. But was Joseph Heffernan also innocent of the crime?