The execution of Willie Francis: race, murder, and the search for justice in the American South

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Basic Civitas Books,
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c2008.
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The true story of how a young Cajun lawyer, Bertrand DeBlanc, fought to save 17-year-old Willie Francis from the electric chair. In deciding Willie's fate the courts and the country would be forced to ask questions about capital punishment that remain unresolved today.--From amazon.com.
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046500265
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subject_facet Capital punishment -- United States, Francis, Willie, HISTORY / United States / 20th Century, HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV), SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology, TRUE CRIME / General
title_display The execution of Willie Francis : race, murder, and the search for justice in the American South
title_full The execution of Willie Francis : race, murder, and the search for justice in the American South / Gilbert King
title_short The execution of Willie Francis :
title_sub race, murder, and the search for justice in the American South
topic_facet Capital punishment, Francis, Willie, HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV), SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology