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Legal lynching

racism, injustice, and the death penalty

by Jesse Jackson

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Published by Marlowe & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Capital punishment -- United States,
    • Discrimination in capital punishment -- United States,
    • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States,
    • African Americans,
    • United States -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index.

      StatementJesse Jackson with Jesse Jackson, Jr.
      ContributionsJackson, Jesse, 1965-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8699.U5 J33 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. ;
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL981264M
      ISBN 101569247617
      LC Control Number96018842

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 22 cm: Responsibility: by Perry T. Ryan. Lynching Racism Death Penalty - The State of Georgia executed Troy Anthony Davis. Albert Camus observed that “capital punishment is the most premeditated of murders, as in the book Legal.

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It is estimated that less than 1% of the lynch mob participates were ever charged. The facts on the ground were that it was allowed for. Lynching An African American victim of a lynching. Between andan estimated 2, black men, women, and children were killed by lynch mobs.

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Regardless of what you think of his politics or rhetorical style, Jackson Free shipping over $Cited by: Lynching is the punishment of alleged criminals by private persons (usually mobs) without due process of law.

Lynch law penalizes a person without legal sanction. The vigilante mobs in the South quite frequently hung the accused person. The term "lynching" is often taken to mean death by hanging, but other forms of deadly force were also used.