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Equality of the Damned: The Execution of Women on the Cusp of the 21st Century

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Elizabeth Rapaport

University of New Mexico - School of Law

Date Written: 2000

Abstract

This article explores why women are rarely executed and examines the execution of four women in the Post-Furman Era, focusing on the execution of Karla Faye Tucker.

Keywords: Capital Punishment, Gender Equality

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Rapaport, Elizabeth, Equality of the Damned: The Execution of Women on the Cusp of the 21st Century (2000). Ohio North University Law Review, Vol. XXVI, No. 3, 2000. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1402789

Elizabeth Rapaport (Contact Author)

University of New Mexico - School of Law ( email )

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Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
United States

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