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Worse than death : the Dallas nightclub murders and the Texas multiple murder law

Author: Gary M Lavergne
Publisher: Denton : University of North Texas Press, 2003.
Series: North Texas crime and criminal justice series, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explains how the case of a Moroccan national who gunned down seven people in a Texas nightclub in 1984 led to the development of Texas's multiple murder statute.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary M Lavergne
ISBN: 1574411675 9781574411676
OCLC Number: 52041331
Description: xii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Disconcerting stares --
Morocco --
Pick on me --
America --
The North Dallas nightclub scene --
A position for tragedy --
Take that --
I came to kill you --
A miracle from God --
For the state --
For the defense --
An altered state of consciousness --
For the jury --
Dying by littles --
Ad seg.
Series Title: North Texas crime and criminal justice series, no. 2.
Responsibility: Gary M. Lavergne.
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In 1984, a Moroccan national gunned down seven people in a Dallas nightclub, killing six. Under 1984 statutes his crimes were not deemed capital murders and instead he was given life imprisonment.  Read more...

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"A powerful indictment of porous policies regarding admitting dangerous criminals into the U.S.--seventeen years before 9-11."

 
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