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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., following only his creative instincts and aesthetic impulses. He continued expanding and mod- ifying the gardens throughout his life. Baldasare Forestiere died in 1946 at the age of sixty-seven. After his death, the Underground Gardens were opened to the public as a museum10 He built it as a way to cool off...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 42–51.
Published: 01 June 2016
... essay offers a glimpse at the lives, despair and deaths of condemned killers who wait decades for executions that never come. It questions the moral cost of such limbo. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Capital punishment condemned death row death sentence execution...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 4–7.
Published: 01 June 2016
... sex offender is violated in prison, when we cheer the death sentence of a multiple murderer, when we hope that someone who hurt someone we love gets locked away forever. So it can be useful to think about prisons in terms of wider society, and not about what to do with individuals found guilty for...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 74–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Frank Barker, age 47. I was 16 when I committed a murder . . . They tried to give me the death penalty so they pushed it over to adult charges. I got 15 to life. I have had two parole hearings. Last time I got seven-year denial for lack of parole plans . . . I have been clean and in programs since for...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
... initially opened in July 2013, and almost immediately the State began moving in prisoners to relieve their continuing problems of overcrowding. Pro- blems emerged almost immediately including at least one death where the bleeding prisoner died after staff took 30 to 60minutes to respond to his emergency...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 98–103.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... 3 Brady Heiner, Excavating the Sedimentations of Slavery: The Unfinished Project of American Abolition Death and Other Penalties: Philosophy in a Time of Mass Incarceration, Geoffrey Adelsberg, Lisa Guenther, and Scott Zeman, eds. (New York: Fordham University Press, 2015), 13 42. 4...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 102–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... looking at and frankly do not want to know. At the time of Chris s death, I had recently reread Lady Chatterley s Lover, by D.H. Lawrence, written in response to the trauma of World War I and published in 1928. I am a writer and a bookseller. I process things in my life through literature. And so, in my...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 18–23.
Published: 01 March 2014
... for using a weapon of mass destruction, killing four people, and wound- ing many others. He is facing the death penalty. As he lay wounded in the boat before his capture a few days after the bombing, Dzhokhar penned what he must have thought was his last testimony: TheUS Government iskilling our...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 3–11.
Published: 01 December 2013
... a place of death-defying stupidity, but actually a place to renew yourself, as a suburban or urban Californian espe- cially. So, when I write about the Sierra Nevada directly, which I have not done yet at any length, I want to do it as nonfiction, some kind of not-yet-defined nature writing. Boom...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2012
... century after his death, Magón continues his peripatetic march between my two cities. For his trans-border political activities, Magón gained the enmity of harrison gray Otis, the conservative publisher of the Los Angeles Times (rather the Rupert Murdoch of his day, he counted among his vast holdings...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 27–43.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of heroin by a person over eighteen to a person under eighteen could elicit the death penalty.23 These years witnessed the strengthening of a powerful association between narcotics, juveniles, and delinquency in the media across the United States. In 1954 journalist and Cold Warrior Victor Riesel...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 13–17.
Published: 01 October 2012
... San Francisco Chronicle correspondent George Beers, who accompanied Rowland s posse on its historic adventure. Beers interviewed Vasquez, only thirty-nine, shortly before his death in San Jose on 14 March 1875. Convicted of murdering three unarmed men while his band robbed a general store in Tres...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 54–68.
Published: 01 November 2011
... im- prisonment and even the death penalty for certain drug of- fenses, and made drug convictions a trigger for deportation for immigrants. here were the state s ultimate sanctions: life in prison, death, and banishment. The border Patrol was deeply impacted by the rise of drug control as a federal...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 80–87.
Published: 01 November 2011
... death of a wife, child, or other relative.10 They are enslaved in a system that ends either in arrest or death. DTO recruit- ers are distinctly aware of the total lack of alternatives for undocumented Mexican nationals in the United States and clearly target this most disempowered sector of the laboring...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 13–29.
Published: 01 August 2011
... become both part of electoral politics and a fourth branch of government. In 1994, Governor Pete Wilson, then behind in his run for re-election, embraced two divisive initiatives against his op- ponent, Kathleen Brown, a traditional liberal Democrat who opposed the death penalty.27 One of the Wilson...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 43–58.
Published: 01 May 2011
... as witness to see for themselves that Magic himself was still there. Only years be- fore the ribbon-cutting ceremonies, Johnson had announced that he was HIV positive, and this was when the AIDS virus appeared to be a virtual death sentence. And they didn t come out just to see Magic s magnetic smile...