One Man's Life and Death

Author: John Mervyn Cullwick Pugh,Michael Davies

Publisher: Waterside Press

ISBN: 1904380166

Category: Law

Page: 118

View: 7424

William Watkins was executed in 1951 for the murder of his infant child. John Pugh, then a solicitor's clerk, was in court when the death sentence was announced and Pugh has never forgotten that experience. In Execution, Pugh undertook prodigious research to create this account of legal, political and public intrigue, and of indifference to the fate of a deaf bus driver. He goes on to argue that Watkins should not have been hanged and paints a picture of appalling injustice and policing. He also explains how the authorities have consistently refused to release the papers on this case.

A General History of the Lives, Trials, and Executions of All the Royal and Noble Personages, that Have Suffered in Great-Britain and Ireland for High Treason, Or Other Crimes

From the Accession of Henry VIII. to the Throne of England, Down to the Present Time : with a Circumstantial Narrative of Their Behaviour During Confinement, and at the Place of Execution : to which is Added, a Particular Account of the Rebellions in England, Scotland, and Ireland, for the Two Last Centuries : Compiled ... from the Best Histories, and Most Authentic Memoirs

Author: Delahay Gordon

Publisher: N.A


Category: Great Britain

Page: N.A

View: 1137


Anatomy of an Execution

The Life and Death of Douglas Christopher Thomas

Author: Todd C. Peppers,Laura Trevvett Anderson

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 1555537138

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 309

View: 5996

The crime and punishment of a juvenile offender

The Execution of a Serial Killer

One Man's Experience Witnessing the Death Penalty

Author: Joseph D. Diaz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781419683718

Category: True Crime

Page: 214

View: 9583

One winter evening, two strangers came to within three feet of one another in the execution chamber of Florida State Prison. Edward Castro, a convicted serial killer, was about to die for the vicious murders he had committed. Dr. Joseph Diaz, a young criminologist and professor, was about to take part in the execution of a man he had never met.Unwittingly, the researcher became his own subject when he found himself emotionally unprepared for the brutality of capital punishment. A psychological crash, bordering on insanity, resulted as the author confronted his own feelings about life, death, and his religious faith.This book tells the true story of the events that led to these two lives converging that night in Florida. It describes the life and the death of a serial killer, and the impact his execution had on a witness the killer never even knew.

Wrightsman’s Psychology and the Legal System

Author: Edith Greene,Kirk Heilbrun

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 049581301X

Category: Psychology

Page: 544

View: 6787

The author team for WRIGHTSMAN’S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM, Seventh Edition combines complementary expertise, active research, writing careers, and real world experience (as consultants working within the legal system) to produce a comprehensive text that is unparalleled in scholarship and writing style. The authorship, research base and comprehensive coverage make this text popular with instructors and students. This text demonstrates the importance of psychology to understanding the legal system and the impact on individuals’ everyday lives through the use of real cases and questions formed to create discussions of these cases. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Barbaric Punishment

Abolishing the Death Penalty

Author: Hans Göran Franck,Klas Nyman

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9789041121516

Category: Social Science

Page: 163

View: 3751

In this volume, Swedish human rights activist and political figure, Hans Göran Franck, examines the administration of the death penalty from a historical perspective. The author's opinions are based on his lifelong work and devotion to abolishing the 'barbaric punishment'. Building upon previously unpublished material and considerable detail drawn from Franck's personal experiences, it focuses on both the progressive developments within European countries and institutions over several decades, and the frustratingly retrograde situation that prevails in the United States. The author dedicated this book to those facing a sentence of death. During the course of his work, the author traveled to numerous countries and met many condemned men and women. Publication of this important volume, which comes a few years after Hans Göran Franck's untimely passing, coincides with a major development to which he contributed, the adoption of Protocol No. 13 to the European Convention on Human Rights, which abolishes capital punishment in both wartime and peacetime. William A. Schabas a law professor who specializes in the subject of capital punishment, has ensured that the manuscript is up to date, and contributed the introductory chapter.

The Death Penalty as Cruel Treatment and Torture

Capital Punishment Challenged in the World's Courts

Author: N.A

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 9781555532680

Category: Law

Page: 288

View: 9762

A study of recent landmark judicial decisions that have shifted the focus of the death penalty debate from the right-to-life issue to the human-rights issue prohibiting cruel treatment and torture.

I Shall Not Die

Seventy-Two Hours on Death Watch

Author: Billy Neal Moore

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781452035703

Category: Law

Page: 96

View: 884

The powerful memoirs of Billy Neal Moore detailing his being on deathwatch with only seventy-two hours to live, makes this a breathtaking saga of one mans journey deep behind the veil of execution protocol. This dramatic and compelling human account of how the same man embodied the worst and best mankind has to offer; is a testament to the redemptive power of God touching the human soul as the grace of forgiveness is granted to one man, giving him his live back again so that he can help others to experience the same forgiveness. This book is timely and a needed social commentary on the nature of crime. The criminal justice system and capital punishment yet it is a testament to the glory and power of Gods love today as it spreads through each one of us, regardless of our imperfections and our past mistakes. It is proof that each human being is capable of being redeemed.

The Civil War Soldier

A Historical Reader

Author: Larry M. Logue

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9780814798799

Category: History

Page: 515

View: 1338

An anthology of twenty-seven selections combines nineteenth-century battlefield accounts of the Civil War with past and contemporary scholarship to offer a broad perspective on the soldiers' total experience.

Causing Death and Saving Lives

The Moral Problems of Abortion, Infanticide, Suicide, Euthanasia, Capital Punishment, War and Other Life-or-death Choices

Author: Jonathan Glover

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141949732

Category: Philosophy

Page: 336

View: 4401

The moral problems of abortion, infanticide, suicide, euthanasia, capital punshiment, war and othe life-or-death choices.

Guerrilla Apologetics for Life Issues

Author: Paul E. Nowak

Publisher: R.A.G.E. Media

ISBN: 0977223418

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 88

View: 6411

Using non-religious, non-political arguments, Guerrilla Apologetics for Life Issues teaches readers how to use targeted questions to exploit weaknesses in the arguments of those that support abortion, euthanasia, and other abuses of human life. The book emphasizes the importance of tactful discussions over disruptive quarrels, and features a introduction to common logical fallacies.

Church Dogmatics Study Edition 11

The Doctrine of God II.2 § 34-35

Author: Karl Barth

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0567105938

Category: Religion

Page: 331

View: 7203

The most important theological work of the 20th century in a new edition - now available in individual volumes. >