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Major Recommendations of the Commission on Capital Punishment PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 April 2002 18:00
In its report, the Commission on Capital Punishment condensed its recommendations into a summary of 10 items. These are taken from the report’s preamble. • We recommend videotaping all questioning of a capital suspect conducted in a police facility, and repeating on tape, in the presence of the prospective defendant, any of his statements alleged to have been made elsewhere.

 
Debating Death PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 April 2002 18:00
Too often in Illinois, police and prosecutors have seemed hell-bent on convictions – not justice – when it comes to serious crimes. “Too often” is once if it means the death penalty, but at least 13 times the state has sent somebody to death row who was later discovered to be innocent.

 
Tied in Knots About Tying the Knot PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 April 2002 18:00
In opening her presentation at a Quad Cities appearance on April 12, Maggie Gallagher explained what the “Marriage Movement” is not. Gallagher, an affiliate scholar with the Institute for American Values, said the Marriage Movement is not a polarizing political issue or a set of political initiatives.

 
What Options Has the School Board Been Given? PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 16 April 2002 18:00
If the members of the Davenport Community School District board take their jobs seriously, they have a lot of information to sort through between now and April 22, when they’re scheduled to vote whether to close Johnson and Grant schools.

 
Alternatives to Empty Schools PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 16 April 2002 18:00
Nikki DeFauw has three children in Adams Elementary School. If the Davenport Community School District votes next week to close Grant and Johnson elementary schools, the ensuing realignment of school boundaries will result in her kids being sent to Harrison next fall.

 
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