Injustice Casts Shadow on History of State Executions
John D. Bessler
University of Baltimore - School of Law; Georgetown University Law Center
December 7, 2003
Star Tribune, December 2003
This article, published in the StarTribune of Minneapolis, discusses the history of lynchings and executions in the State of Minnesota. It specifically discusses miscarriages of justice that have taken place in Minnesota, along with highlighting other problems associated with capital punishment.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 2
Keywords: Minnesota, history, death penalty, capital punishment, executions, arbitrariness, racial discrimination, injustice, Native Americans, Dakota Indians, Ann Bilansky, Isaac McGhie, Elmer Jackson, Elias Clayton, Chaska, William Williams
JEL Classification: K14, K19, K39, K49Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 1, 2011
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