Books tagged: capital punishment

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Everything You Need To Know About America’s 3 Biggest Political Issues in Under 1000 Words
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Learn everything you need to know about Gun control, The Death Penalty, and Abortion in under 1000 words.
Down to the Needle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,150. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A woman’s search for her abducted child ends when she finds a young woman on Death Row months away from lethal injection for a crime she didn’t commit.
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.
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.