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MURDER AND THE DEATH PENALTY IN MASSACHUSETTS

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For more than 300 years Massachusetts executed men and women convicted of murder, but with a sharp eye on “due proceeding” and against the backdrop of popular ambivalence about the death penalty’s morality, cruelty, efficacy, and constitutionality. In this authoritative book, Alan Rogers offers a comprehensive account of how the efforts of reformers and abolitionists and the Supreme Judicial Court’s commitment to the rule of law ultimately converged to end the death penalty in Massachusetts.

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Paperback