Books tagged: death penalty

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Is the Death Penalty Just? (Vol 4, HLP Christianity Series)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Capital punishment has been a feature of society since the beginning of time. But is the death penalty just?
With Passion: An Activist Lawyer's Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in a Depression battered family, one tangled by a mortal secret, this book tells the improbable story of a leader of the civil rights movement who thought of himself as a miscast lawyer but ended up defending peaceful protesters, representing Mohammad Ali, counseling Lenny Bruce, bringing the case integrating 100s of Southern hospitals, and leading the fight against the death penalty.
Crimes and Punishments: In the 21st Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2017 by iMemberMedia LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Depending on your perspective the criminal justice systems of western civilization are either broken or operating precisely as intended. Either way, the jury is no longer out. Our institutions must be wholly reimagined. The philosophical foundations of thought must be brought into the 21st century.
Death Watch - A Horror Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.50)
Verne's Momma had one rule which could never be broken. He could not reveal to any outsider what went on within their house. Verne knew, without a shadow of a doubt, that to violate that rule was to bring unholy tortures down onto his head. And so not a word passed his lips. Not during the twenty-five years he lived in the dank basement, curled up on the thin mattress. Not during the ten ...
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 7 - May 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,920. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
May 2017, #7, includes: Article, "A Contextual Approach to Harmless Error Review," Justin Murray; Book Review, "Courting Abolition," Deborah Denno; Book Review, "This Land Is My Land?," Tracey Meares; Note, "Clarifying Kiobel's 'Touch and Concern' Test"; Note, "If These Walls Could Talk: The Smart Home and the 4th Amendment Limits of the 3rd Party Doctrine"; and several Recent Cases commentaries.
Within These Walls: Memoirs of a Death House Chaplain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Within These Walls is the powerful memoir of Rev. Carroll Pickett, who spent fifteen years as the death house chaplain at “The Walls,” the Huntsville unit of the Texas prison system. In that capacity, Reverend Pickett ministered to ninety-five men before they were put to death by lethal injection.
Executables
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,240. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Unmoored Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, 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.
Avenge Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Unmoored Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A TV host shoots for ratings nirvana with the perfect combination of murder victim, death row inmate, and celebrity executioner . . . A ferocious entrepreneur isn't about to let some Ivy League punk run roughshod over his ambition . . . An aging hit man stumbles into the company of a long-reformed ex-felon slated to die . . . Enter the world of Executables with these darkly humorous stories.
Execution's Odyssey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
In AN EXECUTION’S ODYSSEY events transcend the execution of Robert Alton Harris place at San Quentin State Prison in California in 1992. The book demonstrates how his death created a spiritually uplifting resolution for the reporter. The Harris execution also brings into sharp focus questions being raised today involving not only the Eighth Amendment, but also the First and Fourteenth.
The Interview Room
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. 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.