WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Calls grow for Indonesia to halt executions. // Asian Pacific Post;4/30/2015, pPP17
The article reports on the rising number of petitions for Indonesia to halt the execution of nine inmates convicted of drug offences, eight of them foreigners, as of May 2015.
- Assessment of prevalence of tobacco consumption among psychiatric inmates residing in Central Jail, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India: A cross-sectional survey. Torwane, Nilesh Arjun; Hongal, Sudhir; Sahu, R. N.; Saxena, Vrinda; Chandrashekhar, B. R. // Industrial Psychiatry Journal;Jul-Dec2013, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p161
Aim: The aim of the current cross-sectional study was to assess the prevalence of tobacco consumption among psychiatric jail patients residing in Central Jail, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. Materials and Methods: The study subjects consisted of prediagnosed psychiatric patients residing in...
- EXECUTION BRANDED INHUMANE. // New Scientist;4/23/2005, Vol. 186 Issue 2496, p6
The article reports that animals are treated more humanely than people who are executed by lethal injection in the U.S. Many prisoners may be conscious and suffer severe pain, post-mortems suggest. Since 1976, the U.S. has killed 788 people by lethal injection. This typically involves injecting...
- The Culture of the Condemned: Pastoral Execution and Life on Death Row in the 1930s. Blue, Ethan // Law, Culture & the Humanities;Feb2013, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p114
Between 1830 and 1930, the removal of legal and extralegal executions from public view in the United States bolstered the lawâ€™s efficiency while expanding its reach. Scholars have focused on external political effects, largely ignoring the lives of the condemned in the modern killing...
- The List: 10 States with the Most Executions in 2011. // U.S. News Digital Weekly;12/23/2011, Vol. 3 Issue 51, p3
A list of U.S. states with the most number of executed inmates in 2011 is presented including Ohio, Alabama, and Texas.
- Lethal Injection for Execution: Chemical Asphyxiation? Zimmers, Teresa A.; Sheldon, Jonathan; Lubarsky, David A.; López-Muñoz, Francisco; Waterman, Linda; Weisman, Richard; Koniaris, Leonidas G. // PLoS Medicine;Apr2007, Vol. 4 Issue 4, pe156
Data from executions in the US suggest that current lethal injection protocols do not effect death through the mechanisms intended, and that potentially aware inmates could die through pancuronium-induced asphyxiation.
- Last Suppers. Jeffery, Clara; Raguso, Emilie // Mother Jones;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p24
Deals with the ongoing project of photographer Celia A. Shapiro, reconstructing the last meals of inmates in the U. S. before their execution. Number of people that have been executed in the U. S. since 1976; Requests that were denied to prisoners; Significance of the photographs taken by Shapiro.
- Jail smoking ban 'is workable'. // Nursing Standard;8/16/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 49, p8
The article reports on the agreement between prison nurses and government officials on the ban of smoking on inmates in Great Britain. Prison nurse Ann Norman push towards banning of smoking so that they could give an opportunity to improve the overall health of inmates. However, the government...
- COME AND GET IT. Bowden, Charles // Aperture;Fall2003, Issue 172, p46
The article discusses the author's perception about giving the condemned a last grand feed. He states that in the 38 American states where people were slaughtered in an orderly fashion with due public notice, the last meal is part of the rite. He added that the condemned were sometimes given an...