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...Catholics Against Capital Punishment Records 1972-2010...
...1983 1 (Catholics Against Capital Punishment Records ) 1...
...1985 1 (Catholics Against Capital Punishment Records ) 2...
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Date Coverage:
1972-2010
Extent:
0.80 cubic ft.
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The Catholics Against Capital Punishment Records is a small collection that contains several articles, statements, and pamphlets making a case against the death penalty from a Catholic standpoint.
 
 
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...Capital Punishment Clemency Petitions Collection ca. 1985-...
...1984 1 (Capital Punishment Clemency Petitions Collection) 1...
...Undated 1 (Capital Punishment Clemency Petitions Collection)...
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Date Coverage:
ca. 1985-2012
Extent:
6 cubic ft.  170  Digital Files
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An artificial collection of over 150 clemency petitions filed by inmates from across the United States for the lessening of their death sentence.
 
 
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Date Coverage:
1954-2005
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36 cubic ft.
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Hugo A. Bedau (Ph.D., Harvard, 1961) is a commentator, scholar, and activist for the abolition of capital punishment. He is a prominent spokesperson in the abolitionist movement and well-known for his scholarship and writing concerning the death penalty and the challenge to separate logical arguments from moral arguments.
 
 
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...New York State Capital Punishment Act...
...Rob Warden, "Reflections on Capital Punishment"...
...Rob Warden, "Reflections on Capital Punishment"...
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Date Coverage:
1971-2011
Extent:
23.2 cubic ft.
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The Leigh Bienen Papers include the records of the New Jersey Proportionality Review Project, the Illinois Capital Punishment Reform Study Commission, and the academic research papers of legal scholar Leigh Bienen. The New Jersey records contain material from New Jersey Public Defender Homicide Study directed by Bienen in the mid-1980s. The collection also includes the records from Bienen’s involvement with the New Jersey Proportionality Review Project headed by Special Master David C. Baldus. Also present is material from Leigh Bienen's tenure on the Illinois Capital Punishment Reform Study Commission which resulted in the abolition of the death penalty in that state in 2011. Finally the collection contains Leigh Bienen's scholarly research material during her career teaching at both Princeton University and Northwestern University. Her research focused on proportionality review, the death penalty's monetary costs, and the role of prosecutor discretion.
 
 
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...Clippings About Capital Punishment...
...Fact Sheets About Capital Punishment...
...Information Center, "Understanding Capital Punishment"...
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Date Coverage:
1926-2013, Undated
Extent:
2.0 cubic ft.
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The Henry Schwarzschild Memorial Collection contains papers, journal articles and other written materials about the death penalty. Lansing, Michigan attorney and death penalty opponent Eugene G. Wanger donated this collection in memory of Henry Schwarzschild (1925-1996), longtime director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Capital Punishment Project, and head of the New York office of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty at the time of his death.
 
 
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...Capital Punishment Symposium...
...Capital Punishment Stories"...
...handout- capital punishment experiment...
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Date Coverage:
1965-2011
Extent:
192.3 cubic ft.
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The David C. Baldus Papers document the distinguished legal research career of David C. Baldus, which includes the most sophisticated challenges to capital punishment in the United States since the reinstatement of the Death Penalty in 1976. Included is material from the Georgia Charging & Sentencing Study, which was used as evidence in the McCleskey v. Kemp (1987) decision. Similar studies involving capital sentencing in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Military are also detailed, as is Baldus's formal reports to the supreme courts of a number of other states. Also present is material documenting Baldus's long career as the Joseph B. Tye Professor of Law at the University of Iowa Law School. This includes teaching material, presentations, publications, and material documenting faculty service.
 
 
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Date Coverage:
1937-2008
Extent:
16.65 cubic ft.
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This collection contains materials used by Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (VADP) in its efforts to end capital punishment in Virginia.
 
 
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...Capital punishment, general...
...Capital punishment, general...
...Capital punishment, general...
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Date Coverage:
1730-2008
Extent:
90.0 cubic ft.
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The M. Watt Espy papers chronicle the extensive research efforts that led to the creation of the Capital Punishment Research Project and the database known as the Espy File. Espy spent three decades gathering and indexing documentation of legal executions in the United States. His papers contain both primary and secondary sources used to catalog thousands of instances of capital punishment in the United States and its territories since the 1600s. The collection includes material from corrections records, newspapers, county histories, legal proceedings, and books. In addition to the records pertaining specifically to the death penalty, there is also a selection of magazines collected by Espy that cover true crime stories as well as life in the American Old West.
 
 
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...Cost of Capital Punishment...
...Harding, Roberta M. "Capital Punishment as Human Sacrifice"...
...Gilbert, Catherine. "Capital Punishment in New South Wales"...
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Date Coverage:
1982-2000
Extent:
11.1  cubic
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Death penalty abolitionist who worked with many anti-death penalty organizations, capital defense attorneys, representatives of various communities of faith, newspaper editorial boards, victims' rights groups, members of the families of the condemned, and many death row inmates throughout the country.
 
 
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...MD: Capital Punishment Studies...
...Commission on Capital Punishment...
...MD SB 744 - Comm. on Capital Punishment...
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Date Coverage:
1962-2013
Extent:
4.9 cubic ft.
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The Maryland Citizens Against State Executions (Maryland or MD CASE) Records contain documents from over 25 groups and 1,300 individuals that united to help successfully end the death penalty in Maryland in 2013 through education, grassroots action, and public demonstration. The collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, legislation, lobbying materials, subject files, special event and conference materials, case files and clippings.
 
 
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...Capital Punishment...
...Why Capital Punishment?"...
...551. "For Capital Punishment", Isreal Law Review...
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Date Coverage:
1935-2000
Extent:
11.45 cubic ft.  1 audiotape
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This collection is predominantly composed of Ernest van den Haag’s publications from 1950-2000, including articles in published form, drafts, and related correspondence.
 
 
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...Innocence and Capital Punishment"- Draft...
...Capital Punishment as a System" by Jack Greenberg...
...Race, Class, and Capital Punishment in the United States"...
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Date Coverage:
1970-2004
Extent:
42.2 cubic ft.
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Michael A. Mello (1957-2008) was an internationally recognized authority on the death penalty and capital punishment issues. He was a lawyer, professor, and author. Michael Mello served as counsel or informal advisor to many significant cases, including Joseph Robert Crazy Joe Spaziano, Theodore Kaczynski, Theodore Bundy, Rolando Cruz, Alvin Ford, Stephen Todd Booker, and Robert Straight.
 
 
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...Catholics Against Capital Punishment...
...Funky Winkerbean" Addresses the Issue of Capital Punishment...
...El Pasoan Woman Organizes Fight Against Capital Punishment...
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Date Coverage:
1977-2015
Extent:
86.49 cubic ft.
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For nearly two decades, Abe Bonowitz has worked to educate the public about human rights problems, in particular the death penalty and the need for alternatives to the death penalty. During this time he served in numerous director, consultant, managerial, and activist roles with leading advocacy and death penalty abolitionist organizations.
 
 
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...the materials about capital punishment that comprise the...
...constitution which bans capital punishment. Mr. Wanger later...
...Committee Against Capital Punishment, co-founded the...
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Date Coverage:
1754-2015
Extent:
147.2 cubic ft.
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Over the course of 50 years, Eugene G. Wanger created or collected the materials about capital punishment that comprise the Eugene G. Wanger and Marilyn M. Wanger Death Penalty Collection. The collection includes a wide range of materials on the death penalty documenting its history, efforts to abolish or reinstate the practice, its psychological impact, compatibility on religious, moral or ethical grounds, and its operation.
 
 
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...Evan Kelley, Capital Punishment Seminar, Fall 2004...
...G. Wanger, Michigan Committee Against Capital Punishment...
...Lanier, Co-Director, Capital Punishment Research Initiative,...
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Date Coverage:
1965-2005
Extent:
1.6 cubic ft.
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The Death Penalty in New York Testimony Collections gathers the testimonials given by 137 witnesses to several committees of the New York State Assembly having to do with sentences involving the death penalty.
 
 
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...Attempt to Reinstate Capital Punishment in Texas," Houston...
...Criminal Procedure - Capital Punishment - Texas Statutes...
...books and articles on capital punishment, criminal justice...
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Date Coverage:
1973-2004
Extent:
0.38 cubic ft.
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This collection consists of Professor Jonathan Sorensen's audio and paper materials documenting the 1973 re-establishment of the death penalty in Texas.
 
 
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...Catholics Against Capital Punishment Newsletter...
...Capital Punishment and Contemporary Values"...
...Double Justice: Race and Capital Punishment"...
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Date Coverage:
1994-2003
Extent:
13.5 cubic ft.
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The Murder Victims’ Families for Reconciliation Records document the organization’s efforts to abolish the death penalty in all cases. The organization includes family members of both homicide victims and those executed as well as their respective supporter. Included in the collection are handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, brochures, booklets, programs, information packets, photographs, flyers, proofs, drafts, manuscripts, correspondence, memos, transcripts, mailing lists, schedules, meeting agenda, meeting minutes, meeting summaries, by-laws, manuals, checklists, worksheets, evaluation forms, resumes, applications, forms, financial summaries, budgets, contracts, court proceedings, legislative bills, amici curiae, memorabilia, audio/video materials.
 
 
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...Catholics Against Capital Punishment...
...Double Justice: Race and Capital Punishment...
...Indiana Citizens to Abolish Capital Punishment...
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Date Coverage:
1965-2005, Undated
Extent:
18.32 cubic feet
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Bill Pelke is a leader in the national death penalty abolition movement. This collection documents Bill Pelke's involvement with Journey of Hope...from Violence to Healing, Murder Victims' Families for Reconciliation (MVFR), National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP), Amnesty International, and other organizations committed to ending capital punishment in the United States.
 
 
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...of the Commission on Capital Punishment- Governor George H....
...try to prevent passage of capital punishment legislation in...
...in the Illinois capital punishment system and promote humane...
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Date Coverage:
1963-2011
Extent:
0.6 cubic ft.
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The Illinois Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (ICADP) formed in 1976 as the Illinois Coalition Against the Death Penalty by Mary Alice Rankin and other activist groups and organizations to try to prevent passage of capital punishment legislation in Illinois. After the state adopted the death penalty in 1977, ICADP expanded its grassroots legislative, education, and communication activities to try to inform the public about flaws and injustices in the Illinois capital punishment system and promote humane alternatives to the death penalty.
 
 
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...Working Films - Capital Punishment...
...Black Forum Show #PR1-99/00-13R "Capital Punishment Debate"...
...Black Forum Show #PR1-99/00-13R "Capital Punishment Debate"...
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Date Coverage:
1981-2006
Extent:
27.55 cubic ft.
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Since 1976 the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty has been working to educate the public about the failings and inconsistencies of capital punishment in the United States. Founded after the Gregg v. Georgia Supreme Court decision in 1976, the NCADP has emerged as one of the more influential national anti-death penalty organizations. The collection contains the group’s internal case files, administrative material, publications, petitions, photographic materials, video tapes, and audio cassettes.