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Cost of the death penalty

Martha Carter

Cost of the death penalty

an introduction to the issue

by Martha Carter

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Published by Legislative Research Division, Nebraska Legislature in Lincoln, NE .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nebraska.,
  • Nebraska
    • Subjects:
    • Capital punishment -- Nebraska.,
    • Capital punishment -- Nebraska -- Costs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by Martha Carter.
      SeriesLRD report ;, #95-2
      ContributionsNebraska. Legislature. Legislative Research Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8699.U5 C37 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26, 3, 7 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL938058M
      LC Control Number95621936
      OCLC/WorldCa32751074


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