TITLE

The death penalty: A double-edged political sword

AUTHOR(S)
Maddox Jr, Alton H. .
PUB. DATE
December 1994
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;12/3/94, Vol. 85 Issue 49, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Comments on racial aspects of prospective death penalty legislation in New York. Blacks as targets of the federal crime bill; Blacks as fairer jurors than whites; Need for strategic and visionary thinking in capital punishment; Jury nullification; Advocacy of capital punishment and the success of Governor-elect George Pataki; Federal crime bill and the election of a black mayor in 1997.
ACCESSION #
9412200528

 

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