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Capital Punishment on Trial: Furman v. Georgia and the Death Penalty in Modern America (Landmark Law Cases and American Society). Recommended by WORLD magazine. "Tightly written and thoughtful ... well-researched, well-written."

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Gary Mark Gilmore (December 4, 1940 – January 17, 1977) was an American who gained international notoriety for demanding that his own death sentence be fulfilled following two murders he committed in Utah. He became the first person executed in the United States after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a new series of death penalty statutes in the 1976 decision Gregg v. Georgia. (These new statutes avoided the problems that had led earlier death penalty statutes to be deemed unconstitutional in…

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Capital Punishment on Trial: Furman v. Georgia and the Death Penalty in Modern America (Hardcover)

Capital Punishment on Trial: Furman v. Georgia and the Death Penalty in Modern America

Biography.com tells you about the execution of Gary Gilmore. A convicted murderer, Gilmore was shot to death by a volunteer firing squad in 1977.

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Caesars Head State Park is a park in northern Greenville County, South Carolina, that borders Transylvania County, North Carolina. The park is noted for its panoramic view of the mountain country and is a destination for hiking, trailside camping, and picnicking. A popular hiking trail in the park leads to the 420 feet high Raven Cliff Falls, crossed by a suspension bridge. There are five other waterfalls in the park. The Visitor Center includes an interpretive museum.

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