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  • along with his brother and fourteen other leaders, were executed by firing squad. Pearse came to be seen by many as the embodiment of the rebellion.
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  • Chapter V: When Titled Women Stoop to Conquer Chapter VI: The Lady and the Firing Squad Chapter VII: The Royal Bolshevik and the Nurse Chapter VIII: When Royalty
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  • Data item. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia was a Spanish-Catalan anarchist summarily executed by firing squad after the declaration of martial law in 1909.
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  • Javanese for Eye-of-the-Morning, is dead. She was shot as a spy by a firing squad of Zouaves at the Vincennes Barracks. She died facing death literally
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  • Supreme Court of the Territory of Utah in stating that execution by firing squad, as prescribed by the Utah territorial statute, was not cruel and unusual
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  • whom American traitor Benedict Arnold was conspiring. He requested to General George Washington that he be killed by firing squad but was hanged instead.
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  • 99 U.S. 130 (1879), the Court rejected the contention that death by firing squad was cruel and unusual. In so doing, it reviewed the various [p. 100]
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  • The Firing Squad 610895The Mad King — Part II, Chapter III: Before The Firing SquadEdgar Rice Burroughs Chapter III BEFORE THE FIRING SQUAD They
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  • face.'... When we did so we saw a firing squad of eighteen men in command of a Sergeant who gave the order Prepare to fire!... At this point the officer stepped
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  • calmest man in all Manila that day was he who must stand before the firing-squad. Two special and unusual features are to be noted about this execution
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  • not to end the war itself but to end the indiscriminate executions by firing squad that had been committed by both sides.— Excerpted from Lord Eliot Convention
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  • disregarded in judging its legal effect. A conscripted private on a firing squad cannot expect to hold an inquest on the validity of the execution. The
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  • execution for nearly a century, although several methods, including hanging, firing squad, and lethal gas were in use at one time. Brief for Fordham University
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  • count was like the wait of the doomed traitor when he stands facing the firing-squad, watching the glimmer of light go down the aimed rifles. For she knew
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  • discharge, and, leading his horse, followed by Macdonell and Glegg and the firing squad of eight artillerymen, rushed down the slope. For a clearer understanding
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  • about midnight and two hours later Edith Cavell fearlessly faced the firing squad. During an interview with a British chaplain she remarked, “I have seen
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  • Maenck snatched his own revolver from his hip and fired point-blank at the "king." The firing squad had turned at the sound of assault from the rear.
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  • saw her murder the Jap. And she knew his testimony would send her to a firing squad, for various governments were eager for a scape-goat with which to conciliate
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  • Wilkerson v. Utah, [[99 U.S. 130] (1879), the Court held that death by firing squad did not rank among the "cruel and unusual punishments" banned by the
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  • replaced—execution by electric chair, the gas chamber, hanging, or a firing squad. Since we assume for present purposes that lethal injection is constitutional
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