The Death Penalty in Missouri: A History

The Death Penalty in Missouri: A History

By: Harriet C. Frazier (author)Paperback

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This chronological discussion of the death penalty in Missouri covers those executed from 1803 through 2005. Sources include newspapers, county histories, prison records, Union Army records, pardon papers and appellate court cases. Chapters discuss such topics as the death penalty offenses of Indians and blacks; death sentences carried out by the military; lynchings; the gas chamber; the executions of rapists, juveniles, and women; pardons and commutations; appellate court reversals; and lethal injection.

About Author

Harriet C. Frazier, attorney and retired law professor in the Criminal Justice Department at University of Central Missouri, also has a Ph.D. in English. She lives in Missouri.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780786427192
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 279
  • ID: 9780786427192
  • ISBN10: 0786427191

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