TITLE

Trial's high costs tax Jasper coffers

AUTHOR(S)
Bryce, Robert
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/25/99, Vol. 91 Issue 62, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the financial costs of death penalty cases in some states in the United States. Costs for the trial of John William King in Jasper, Texas; Need for officials in Jasper County to raise property taxes by eight percent to pay for the trial; Legislation in some states, such as Texas, to help towns pay for such trials; Costs for a death penalty case in Okanogan County, Washington; Views of death penalty opponents.
ACCESSION #
1568230

 

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