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Rick Halperin Papers

1982-2000

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Abstract

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.

Summary

Creator:
Halperin, Rick
Date Coverage:
1982-2000
Quantity:
11.1 cubic

Rick Halperin is the Director of the Southern Methodist University Human Rights Education Program. Rick holds degrees from George Washington University, Southern Methodist University and Auburn University. He has also studied at The Sorbonne in Paris, France. Rick has held numerous positions of importance in organizations concerned with human rights and social justice. He is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of Amnesty International, USA. He served on the Board of Directors for several organizations, including the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP), Human Rights Initiative, Capital Punishment Investigation and Education Services, Jefferson-Titus Refugee Foundation, Center for Survivors of Torture and the International Rescue Committee. Rick's awards and recognition include: Amnesty International Frederick Douglass Abolitionist Award; Dallas Peacemaker of the Year; DCTV Freedom of Speech Award; NCADP Grassroots Activism Award; NCADP Lifetime Abolition Achievement Award; SMU Robert O. Cooper Fellowship in Peace and Justice. Rick has been a member of TCADP since 1998.

Since 1972, Rick Halperin has been actively involved in the effort and struggle to abolish the death penalty in the United States. He works 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. He is president of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. For more than a decade he has organized monthly anti-death penalty rallies in downtown Dallas. He was elected as a chairperson of the Board of Directors of Amnesty International USA from 1992 to 1993. Halperin operates the Web site Death Penalty News and Updates. He is also devoted to other areas of human rights and has been working with a variety of organizations that seek improvements in human rights.

In his personal statement on the Journey of Hope Web site, Halperin stated, "My entire life has been spent defending and advocating the idea that there is no such thing as a lesser person, and that all persons, regardless of whatever they have done, still have and remain worthy of their inherent dignity and must not, for any reason, be tortured or be put to death" [Halperin, Rich. "Rick Halperin's Bio". Journey of Hope, 2004. Accessed April 26, 2005]

Halperin still travels widely and speaks and monitors a variety of human rights concerns around the world. Over the past three decades, his uncompromising opposition to capital punishment has catapulted him to the forefront of the worldwide human rights movement.

This collection contains news clippings, newsletters, campaign materials, letters of plea, flyers and notices of rallies, research materials, organizational reports, and publications on the issue of the death penalty. The death penalty is documented in the U.S. as well as internationally including Europe, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Cuba, Mexico, Vietnam, and China.

The major part of this collection is composed of news clippings, from 1982 to 2000. Rick Halperin collected news clippings on death penalty topics from diverse national and local newspapers, magazines, and websites, including media in other countries. The content of this news clipping collection is not limited to news reports on specific death sentence cases, but includes various statistical data and general opinions about the death penalty, debates and controversies on execution methods, news reports on rallies pertaining to capital punishment, and human rights issues of prisoners. In addition, interviews with prisoners scheduled to be executed and photographs of victims, criminals, execution facilities, and capital punishment abolitionists are included in this collection.

Another interesting part of this collection is materials from Amnesty International USA (AI USA). As one of the leading organizations to work towards the abolition of the death penalty, this organization has produced and disseminated diverse materials, including mailings, magazines, handbook for AI USA trainers, and research papers on death penalty related topics. For instance, Amnesty International USA's Urgent Action is a letter of notification seeking demonstrative action to abolish execution. This letter provides background information on an upcoming execution case and recommended activities against the execution.

The collection lacks information on Halperin's personal activities as a professor at Southern Methodist University and research papers written by him that would show his opinions on the death penalty. Also, absent are documents that would illuminate Halperin's personal life. However, in this collection, there are several short notes, prepared by Halperin, for briefing of Amnesty International USA and correspondence between him and other death penalty abolitionists. A small number of news clippings contain news reports about Halperin and interviews with him.

The collection is organized as follows:

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Series arrangement statement: SUNY will complete.

Among the items collected by Halperin, materials owned by the University Libraries or available through interlibrary loan or online databases, were removed from the collection. However, items fitting this criterion that contain personal notes or letters were retained.

Items removed from collection:

Magazine:

The Crisis. New York : National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, v. 103, Issue 1, January 1996

Articles:

Albert, Craig J. "Challenging Deterrence: New Insights on Capital Punishment Derived from Panel Data". University of Pittsburgh Law Review, v. 60, Issue 2 (Winter 1999), 321-371.

Bright, Stephen B. "The Electronic Chair and the Chain Gang: Choices and Challenges for America's Future". Notre Dame Law Review, v. 71 (1996), 845-860.

Freedman, Eric M. "Innocence, Federalism, and the Capital Jury: Two Legislative Proposals for Evaluating Post-Trial Evidence of Innocence in Death Penalty". New York University Review of Law and Social Change, v. 18 (1990-91), 315-324.

Ledewitz, Bruce. "The Morality of Capital Punishment: An Exchange". Duquesne Law Review, v. 29, No. 4 (Summer 1991), 719-731.

Megivern, James J. "Our National Shame: The Death Penalty and the Disuse of Clemency". Capital University Law Review, v. 28 (2000), 595.

Mello, Michael. "Adhering to Our Views: Justices Brennan and Marshall and the Relentless Dissent to Death as a Punishment". Florida State University Law Review, v. 22, no. 3 (Winter 1995), 591-694.

Mello, Michael. "Defending Death". American Criminal Law Review, v. 32, no. 4 (Summer 1995), 933-1012.

Mello, Michael. "Raising Holy Hell: John Brown's Trial Lawyers (and Ted Kaczynski's Lawyers) and the Politics of the Insanity Defense". Criminal Law Bulletin, 1998, 279-327.

Mello, Michael. "The Real Capital Punishment: (Shotgun) Marriage Between Social Science and Litigation, and the Inviting Footnote in Brown v. Texas". Criminal Law Bulletin, March-April 1999, 107-126.

Paduano, Anthony and Stanford Smith, Clive A. "Death Errors: Juror Misperceptions Concerning Parole in the Imposition of the Death Penalty". Columbia Human Rights Law Review, v. 18 (1987), 211-257.

Reinhardt, Stephen. "The Anatomy of an Execution: Fairness vs. Process". New York University Law Review, v. 74, no. 2 (May 1999), 313-353.

Ross, Michael B. "It's Time for Me to Die: An Inside Look at Death Row". The Journal of Psychiatry & Law, v. 26 (Winter 1998), 475-491.

Tabak, Ronald. "Penal Discussions: Human Rights and Human Wrongs: Is the United States Death Penalty System Inconsistent with International Human Rights Law?" Fordham Law Review, v. 67, no. 6 (1999), 2793-2825.

All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, by Rick Halperin in February 2001.

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The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Rick Halperin Papers, 1982-2000. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as [shortened name]).

Contents of Collection

Quantity: 8.5 cubic ft.

Series 1 consists of news clippings and magazine articles related to the death penalty issue, notices of rallies, fliers, and pleas written by death penalty abolitionists. The original order of materials, accumulated and grouped together by Halperin, was maintained.

The bulk of series 1 is news clippings and magazine articles. News clippings were photocopied on acid free paper and oversized news clippings were stored in original format covered by acid free papers. Several items, originally created in fax format, were scanned, modified, and printed on acid free paper because of severe paper deterioration. Included are several news clippings collected from newspapers in other countries, including France and Italy.

The news clippings from April 1990 to December 2000 are organized on a monthly basis. However, materials from March 1994 to December 1995 are grouped by individual death row cases.

Arranged chronologically.

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Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft.

This series is a collection of photocopied court reports on death sentence cases from 1991 to 1997. These records were collected from Federal Reporter, 2nd or 3rd Series, Daily Appellate Report, and California Supreme Court. These records provide information on each death row case argued and determined in the United State Courts of Appeals.

These records are arranged chronologically, based on the date of execution or the record publication date. The documents from 1997 to 1999 are incomplete and there are several gaps in coverage. In several cases, the first page of a report is photocopied with the full page number reference. The full text is available in the University Libraries or through interlibrary loan.

Arranged chronologically.

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1 5Court Reports1995

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1 6Court Reports1996, 1997, 1999
Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft.

This series contains court documents on the clemency petition of Robert Harris in 1992 and the clemency petition of Terry Washington in 1997, as well as other court records of several death row cases from 1989 to 1999. Court records were prepared and served by official court reporters.

Arranged alphabetically.

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1 1Clemency Petition of Robert Harris1992

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1 4Clemency Petition of Terry Washington1997

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1 5a.Gary Graham Case, United State Court of Appeals1988, 1992

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1 5b.Joseph M. Giarratano Case, Supreme Court of the United State1989

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1 5c.Kenneth Reed Smith Case, Opening and Closing Arguments1990

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1 6a.Willie Lee Jester Case, Court of Common Pleas Franklin County, Ohio1992

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1 6b.R. J. Van Hook Case, Court of Appeals, First Appellate District Hamilton County, Ohio 1992
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and Letter from R. J. Van Hook to Abraham J. Bonowitz, 1994.

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1 6c.Bruce Edwin Callins Case, United State Court of Appeals1994 February

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1 6d.Dorsie Lee Johnson Bey Case, Supreme Court of the United State1996

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1 6e.Texas Special Issue System, Vernon's Texas Statutes and Codes Annotated Code of Criminal Procedure1996

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1 6f.Amendment to Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure Rule 3.112 Minimum Standards for Attorneys in Capital Cases1999
Quantity: 0.77 cubic ft.

Series 4 is composed of organization files. The following organizations, advocating the abolition of the death penalty, are included: Amnesty International (AI), Amnesty International USA (AI USA), American Civil Liberties Union, Death Penalty Information Center, and NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund, Inc. The files are arranged alphabetically by the name of organization with materials within the files arranged chronologically.

The Amnesty International files includes C2, the campaigning magazine of Amnesty Informational, published on December 1996, and EINSPRUCH, the magazine of Amnesty Informational, Hamburg, in German, released in 1994 and 1995.

The Amnesty International USA files contains organizational reports, magazines, mailings from 1993 to 1995, newsletters, publications, campaign materials, and Halperin's notes for the briefing of the Amnesty International USA in 1987 and 1989.

The American Civil Liberties Union file includes an organizational brochure, reports, and newsletter. This organization is devoted to defend and preserve individual rights by litigating, legislating, and educating the public on a broad array of issues affecting individual freedom.

The Death Penalty Information Center is a non-profit organization serving the media and the public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment. Included are research papers reported by this organization.

The NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund, Inc. was founded in 1940 for the purpose of working for racial equality and social justice through legislation. The files of this organization consist of bimonthly reports, Death Row U.S.A., from 1984 to1994, and a report, Judicial Record of Justice William Rehnquist. These reports contains various statistical data of death row inmates, information on the death penalty statutes of each state, and a list of death-sentenced prisoners with information on their gender, race, and execution method.

Arranged alphabetically.

BoxFolderContentsDate

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1 14.1: Amnesty International
    

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  a.C2
1996 December
    

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  b. Amnesty International HamburgEINSPRUCH, May, July, September/October, November/December
1994, 1995 August-1995 September

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1 2Amnesty International USA, Death Penalty Mailing1993

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1 3Amnesty International USA, Death Penalty Mailing1994

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1 4Amnesty International USA, Death Penalty Mailing1995

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1 5Amnesty International USA, Halperin Notes1987, 1989

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1 6Amnesty International USA, Human Rights Now, Campaign Papers1988

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1 7Amnesty International USA, Human Rights Now, Press Clippings1988

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1 84.8: Amnesty International USA, Miscellaneous
    

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  a. Letter Writing Guide Sheet
Undated
    

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  b. Amnesty International USA Advertising Posters
Undated
    

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  c. Atlanta Olympics Death Penalty Action Papers
1995 September-1996 July

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1 9Amnesty International USA, News1995-1997

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1 104.10: Amnesty International USA, Newsletters
    

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  a.Legal Support Newsletter
Spring 1994
    

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  b.Death Penalty Newsletter
1995-1997
    

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  c.Abolition Network News, January/February
2000

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1 114.11: Amnesty International USA, Publications
    

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  a.Trainer's Handbook
1991
    

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  b.Abolition Organizing Packet
1998
    

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  c.Faith in Action, Abolition Resource for Congregations
1998

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1 124.12: Amnesty International USA, Reports
    

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  a. "The Death Penalty In International Perspective"
1991 December
    

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  b. "Moving Towards a World Without Executions: Obstacles and Hopes"
1992 January
    

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  c. "Open Letter to the President on the Death Penalty"
1994 January
    

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  d. "Failing the Future"
2000 April
    

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  e. "World Apart: Violations of the Rights of Foreign Nationals on Death Row Cases of Europeans"
2000 July

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1 134.13: American Civil Liberties Union
    

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  a. Race and the Death Penalty
Fall 1987
    

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  b. Capital Punishment Project: A Report on Its Functions and Activities
1992 January-1993 March
    

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  c.ACLU Abolitionist, Newsletter, v. 3, no. 2
1996 April
    

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  d. ACLU International Civil Liberties Report
1998 May

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1 144.14: Death Penalty Information Center
    

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  a. "Millions Misspent: What Politicians Don't Say About the High Costs of the Death Penalty"
1992 October
    

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  b. "Sentencing for Life: Americans Embrace Alternatives to the Death Penalty"
1993 April
    

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  c. "Killing for Votes: The Dangers of Politicizing the Death Penalty Process"
1996 October
    

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  d. "Innocence and the Death Penalty: The Increasing Danger of Executing the Innocent"
1997 July
    

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  e. The Death Penalty in 2000: Year End Report
2000 December
    

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  f. "Chattahoochee Judicial District: The Buckle of the Death Belt"
Undated

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1 15NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund, Report, Death Row US1984-1987

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1 16NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund, Report, Death Row US1988-1991

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1 17NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund, Report, Death Row US1992-1994

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1 18NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund, Report, Judicial Record of Justice William Rehnquist1992-1994
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This series consists of subject files on the cost of capital punishment and mental retardation topics. Each file contains news clippings, articles, research papers, and other materials related to each subject.

Arranged alphabetically.

BoxFolderContentsDate

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1 1Cost of Capital Punishment1982-1990

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1 2Mental Retardation and the Death Penalty1985-1989, 1991, 1993, 1996
Quantity:  1 cubic foot

This series includes conference materials, journals, magazines, newsletters of various death penalty abolition organizations, personal or organizational research papers, and miscellaneous materials. Miscellaneous files contain campaign materials, booklets, book pamphlets, publications, like an essay by a prisoner on death row, letters written by others on death penalty issues, and lists of executions. Material published in France and Switzerland is also included. The files are arranged alphabetically by categories of materials. Materials within the files are also arranged in alphabetical order by the title of each item.

Arranged alphabetically.

BoxFolderContentsDate

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1 16.1: Conference Materials
    

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  a. National Conference on Wrongful Convictions and the Death Penalty
1998 November 13-1998 November 15
    

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  b. Living Our Faith
April 8-11, 1999

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1 26.2: Journals
    

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  a.Journal of Prisoners on Prison
More Details

v.5 1993, v.6 1995.

    

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  b.The Texas Observer, April 22
1988

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1 36.3: Magazines
    

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  a. Concepts, v. 10, No. 1, 3, 5
1994
    

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  b.Das Magazin, v. 2, no. 48
1995
    

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  c.Hands Off Cain
1994 January, 1997 October-1997 December, 1998 May-1998 July

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1 46.4: Magazines
    

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  a.The Other Side
1997 September-1997 December
    

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  b.The Plough
More Details

no. 42, 1995, no. 50, 1996.

    

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  c.Passage
Spring 1996
    

bb98d592b3885fca9708a89520fa7980

  d.Prison Life
1994 June
    

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  e.SOS Torture
1994 March-1994 April
    

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  f.The Witness, v. 80, no. 9
1997 September

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1 56.5: Newsletters
    

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  a.Case Matters, v. 3, issue 3
2000 November
    

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  b.The Executioner
1994 October-1994 December
    

718ef9bfc742615f4f75a2b6c340c8c2

  c.The Feather
Autumn 1995
    

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  d.FFL News and Notes
Spring 1996, 1998 January
    

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  e.Justica
2000 July-2000 October
    

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  f.Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty
2000 September
    

530983d6481a003a7a226c15bf31a899

  g.Moratorium News
Summer-Fall 2000
    

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  h.NCADP National Execution Alert
2000 December
    

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  i.News about the Death Penalty
1996 January-1996 February
    

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  j.The New Jersey Abolitionist
1996 April 20
    

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  k.Pennsylvania Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
Summer 1995
    

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  l.Florida Prison Legal Perspectives
2000 May-2000 June
    

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  m.The Pilgrimage
1999 September-1999 October, 2000 July-2000 August, 2000 September-2000 October, 2000 November-2000 December
    

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  n.The Quaker Abolitionist
Spring 1995
    

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  o.Resist Newsletter
2000 December
    

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  p.The Sentry
Summer 2000
    

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  q.VADP Action, v. 8, no. 2
Fall 2000
    

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  r.The Vision
2000 April
    

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  s.Washington Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, v. 15, no. 4, v. 16, no.1

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1 66.6: Research Papers
    

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  a. Brown, Henry. "Ain't No Justice: Death Sentencing Issues in Oklahoma City"
Undated
    

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  b. Greene, Charla. "American Women Prisoners: Our Invisible Sisters"
1994

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1 76.7: Research Papers
    

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  a. Phil Noble Associates. "Analysis of the Death Penalty and Political Campaigns"
1992 July
    

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  b. Cambridge Survey Research Inc. "Attitudes in the State of Florida on the Death Penalty"
1986 May
    

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  c. Grasmick, Harold G. and Bursik, Robert, Jr. "Attitudes of Oklahomans Toward the Death Penalty"
1988 December
    

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  d. Haney, Craig. "Californians Attitudes About the Death Penalty"
1989

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1 86.8: Research Papers
    

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  a. Aarons, Dwight. "Can Inordinate Delay Between A Death Sentence and Execution Constitute Cruel and Unusual Punishment?"Seton Hall Law Review, v. 29, no. 1
1998
    

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  b. Harding, Roberta M. "Capital Punishment as Human Sacrifice"
Undated
    

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  c. Gilbert, Catherine. "Capital Punishment in New South Wales"
1993

61f928f9a8baddebb683ce101baee298

1 96.9: Research Papers
    

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  a. Physicians for Human Rights, "Cruel and Inhumane Treatment: the Use of Four Point Restraint in the Onondaga County Public Safety Building Syracuse", New York
1993 May
    

a586edd79bd4ef3432fc614bbf4ea524

  b. Mello, Michael, "Death and His Lawyers: Crazy Joe Spaziano and the Death of the Florida Volunteer Lawyers Resource Center"
1995 August
    

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  c. Mello, Michael, "Death and His Lawyers: Some Thoughts on the Reinstatement of Capital Punishment In New York State"
Undated
    

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  d. Gert, Heather J. "The Death Penalty and Victims Rights: Legal Advance Directives"
Undated
    

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  e. "The Death Penalty: An Issue for Moral Deliberation"
1990
    

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  f. Rosenberg, Karl H. "Death Row 1998, Texas, Arizona, California, Visits to Inmate
1998
    

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  g. Cochran, John K. "Deterrence or Brutalization? : An Impact Assessment of Oklahoma's Return to Capital Punishment"
1993 July

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1 106.10: Research Papers
    

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  a. Aarons, Dwight. "Getting Out of This Mess: Steps Toward Addressing and Avoiding Inordinate Delay in Capital Cases"Northwestern University School of Law, v. 89, no. 1
Fall 1998
    

276b999ecd3d440aabce7a24f13ab2b2

  b. "History of the Victims and Crime"
Undated
    

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  c. House of Commons Official Reports. Parliamentary Debates
1993 July
    

3deab772fa2cf1bcb891fcaa7c3c58a8

  d. Harding, Roberta M. "Human Sacrifice and Capital Punishment: Societal Values as Depicted in Literature"
Undated
    

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  e. Von Sturler, Alice. "An Introduction to the American Criminal Appellate Procedure in Death Penalty Cases"
1994
    

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  f. Bright, Steohen B. "Is Fairness Irrelevant?: The Evisceration of Federal Habeas Corpus Review and Limits on the Ability of State Courts to Protect Fundamental Rights"Washington and Lee Law Review, v. 54, no. 1
Winter 1997
    

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  g. Gert, Heather J. "Is it Rational to Support Capital Punishment?"
2000 October

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1 116.11: Research Papers
    

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  a. Streib, Victor L. "The Juvenile Death Penalty Today"
1991 October
    

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  b. Mello, Michael. "Legal Ethics"Criminal Law Bulletin
Undated
    

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  c. Mello, Michael. "A Letter on a Lawyer's Life of Death"South Texas Law Review, v. 38
1997
    

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  d. Chaney, Ben and Domer, Matthew. "National Commission on Capital Punishment: A De Novo Review of Capital Punishment in the United States of America"
Undated
    

6f323a9c70cb8f3c98a0fac2cfc4ed98

  e. New York Public Opinion Poll: The Death Penalty Executive Summary
1989
    

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  f. "Restorative Justice: A Discussion Paper on Crime and Justice"
1990 March

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1 126.12: Research Papers
    

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  a. Gross, Samuel R. "The Romance of Revenge: Capital Punishment in America"
1992
    

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  b. Smykla John, "Study of the Impact of Capital Punishment on Death Row Inmate Families"
Undated
    

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  c. Geyer, Anne B. "Study on Media Coverage of the Death Penalty"
1989 September
    

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  d. Hartman, Joan F. "Unusual Punishment: The Domestic Effects of International Norms Restricting the Application of the Death Penalty"University of Cincinnati Law Review, v. 52, no. 3
1983

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1 136.13: Miscellaneous
    

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  a. Allridge, James V., IIIDeadly Executioner
1995
    

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  b.Death Penalty Kit
1991 September
    

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  c. Doss, Joe Morris.The Death Penalty - Law and Morality, Cases study
1988
    

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  d.The Death Penalty: The Religious Community Calls for Abolition
Undated
    

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  e. Death Row Inmates Active Roster, Florida Department of Corrections, February
1995
    

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  f. D.H Heath, Pamphlet
Undated
    

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  g. Endeavor Project, Memorandum
1993 February 8
    

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  h. Execution List Update, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
1995 June 23
    

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  i. Execution Witness List, Texas Department of Criminal Justice
1993 August
    

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  j. International Federation of Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture Action Campaign, "The Death Penalty In the USA", Camping Material
1995

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1 146.14: Miscellaneous
    

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  a.Instead of Prisons: Handbook for Abolitionists, Handbook
Undated
    

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  b. The Lamp of Hope, Campaign material
Undated
    

2d87375a3717762964c1fdff2e3a18c3

  c. Letter by Michael Mello about Joe Spanziano Case
1995 May 29
    

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  d. Letter by Michael Mello about Professor William Fischel's Views on Death Penalty
1995 May 12
    

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  e. Letter by Tom Miller to members of the Iowa General Assembly with Death Penalty Background Information of Iowa Attorney General's Office
1997 January
    

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  f. Letters to Madeleine K. Albright about the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations and Article 36
1997 May 14
    

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  g. Lobby Against the Death Penalty, Campaign Material
1997 May 1
    

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  h. Van Hoewijk, Japp.Procedure 769, Synopsis for a Documentary on the events Surrounding an Execution
1993 August

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1 156.15: Miscellaneous
    

3161ce68e02c2c5f9312f20e5ef48a4b

  a.Reflections on Dead Man Walking, Booklet
2000
    

418f009b992f777976bc203778bbbd8a

  b.A Saga of Shame: Racial Discrimination and the Death Penalty
Undated
    

5757ebf878d62d601140448b54e818a3

  c. TASK, Texans Against State Killing, Campaign Material
1991 April
    

5097d4a2d8e041e8a8db751e2f7de04a

  d.Trial for Life: A Manual for Volunteers Preparing Mitigation Evidence for Capital Murder Trials
1988 July

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1 16Miscellaneous, MRAP, Campagne Sauver Mumia, Campaign Material1995