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Lethal injection… cruel and unusual?

>>what's your opinion?

The sad truth is no matter what method people will try to find a fault or flaw and will appeal and drag out their death because let’s face it. I would too. I do not fear death but I do not seek it either. I have heard and seen many ways people have been put to death over my studies of history and my years of reading pretty much whatever I can get my hands on... full thread


Understanding and Enhancing the Value of Female Corrections Professionals

Robert Winters, JD
The first female warden in the United States was Mary Weed, who after the passing of her husband in 1793 became caretaker of the Philadelphia Walnut Street Jail (and who enjoyed, it should be noted, an administration remarkably free of corruption). It was another quarter-century before the first female correctional officer was appointed, at New York’s Sing Sing prison in 1822. Thereafter, the growth of women in corrections slowed drastically, not improving until the late twentieth century... full story

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