A Strained Relationship
- CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS. Crain, Rance; Blake, David; Reed, Robert; Crown, Judith // Crain's Chicago Business;02/25/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p10
Comments on the spending plan of Governor George Ryan and proposed business tax in Chicago, Illinois. Program for roads and construction projects; Effect of the tax increase on the industry; Cost of the transaction tax.
- States review death penalty. // Christian Century;04/05/2000, Vol. 117 Issue 11, p385
Reports that Illinois Governor George Ryan appointed a panel to examine why more death sentences have been overturned than carried out in his state. Number of death row inmates that the state has executed since 1977; State where the House of Representatives voted to abolish death penalty.
- Capital offense. // Christian Century;2/8/2003, Vol. 120 Issue 3, p5
Focuses on the argument of George Ryan, governor of Illinois, about the failure of capital punishment in the U.S. Criticism on the application of death penalty; Reforms in the administration of capital punishment.
- Illinois Governor Suspends Executions Until Capital Punishment Procedures Thoroughly Investigated. // Jet;02/28/2000, Vol. 97 Issue 12, p39
Reports the suspension of executions in Illinois by Governor George Ryan, and his plans to examine possible oversights in the legal system.
- Illinois suspends death penalty. // State Government News;Mar2000, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p6
Reports the suspension of death penalty by Governor George Ryan in Illinois on Jan. 31. Reason for the decision; Comment of the governor on an article in the journal `Chicago Tribune;' Plans of the governor.
- George Ryan's Pathetic Farewell. Buchanan, Patrick J. // Human Events;1/20/2003, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p1
Comments on the decision of Illinois Governor George Ryan to commute the death sentence of death row inmates in January 2003. Speculation on the reason behind his decision; Justification for his opposition to capital punishment; Criticisms on the U.S. political system.
- Report examines death penalty after moratorium. // National Catholic Reporter;3/9/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 19, p7
Focuses on the implications of the moratorium on capital punishment imposed by Governor George Ryan for the justice system in Illinois. Increase in the number of death penalty cases prosecuted; Decline of public support for death penalty; Position of death penalty opponents on the moratorium.
- Lawyers, life, and death. Locy, Toni // U.S. News & World Report;06/19/2000, Vol. 128 Issue 24, p26
Reports on the high number of mistakes made in regards to capital punishment trials in the United States. Example of Gary Graham who was convicted for murder in Houston, Texas and is appealing the conviction because his lawyers did not present all the evidence in his defense; Problems with many...
- THE CALL FROM THE GOVERNOR. Quindlen, Anna // Newsweek;6/19/2000, Vol. 135 Issue 25, p78
Focuses on capital punishment in light of Illinois Governor George Ryan's issuance of a moratorium for those on death row. Exoneration of death row inmates by DNA testing; United States President Bill Clinton's support of Rickey Ray Rector's execution; Criticism of Texas Governor George W....