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1993

Capital punishment

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The Case Of The Speluncean Explorers: Contemporary Proceedings, Naomi R. Kahn, John O. Calmore, Mary I. Coombs, Dwight L. Greene, Geofrey C. Miller, Jeremy Paul, Laura W. Stein Jan 1993

The Case Of The Speluncean Explorers: Contemporary Proceedings, Naomi R. Kahn, John O. Calmore, Mary I. Coombs, Dwight L. Greene, Geofrey C. Miller, Jeremy Paul, Laura W. Stein

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The Romance Of Revenge: Capital Punishment In America, Samuel R. Gross Jan 1993

The Romance Of Revenge: Capital Punishment In America, Samuel R. Gross

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On February 17, 1992, Jeffrey Dahmer was sentenced to 15 consecutive terms of life imprisonment for killing and dismembering 15 young men and boys (Associated Press 1992a). Dahmer had been arrested six months earlier, on July 22, 1991. On January 13 he pled guilty to the fifteen murder counts against him, leaving open only the issue of his sanity. Jury selection began two weeks later, and the trial proper started on January 30. The jury heard two weeks of testimony about murder, mutilation and necrophilia; they deliberated for 5 hours before finding that Dahmer was sane when he committed these ...