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Worse Than Death : the Dallas Nightclub Murders and the Texas Multiple Murder Law.

Author: Gary M Lavergne
Publisher: College Station : University of North Texas Press, 2003.
Series: North Texas Crime & Criminal Justice S., 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. This work explores the case and subsequent change in ""multiple murder"" statute it brought about.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lavergne, Gary M.
Worse Than Death : The Dallas Nightclub Murders and the Texas Multiple Murder Law.
College Station : University of North Texas Press, ©2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary M Lavergne
ISBN: 9781574414219 1574414216
OCLC Number: 935264753
Notes: Notes on SourcesIndex.
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages).
Contents: Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Author's Notes; Chapter One: Disconcerting Stares; Chapter Two: Morocco; Chapter Three: "Pick on me"; Chapter Four: America; Chapter Five: The North Dallas Nightclub Scene; Chapter Six: A Position for Tragedy; Chapter Seven: "Take that . . ."; Chapter Eight: "I came to kill you."; Chapter Nine: "A miracle from God"; Chapter Ten: For the State; Chapter Eleven: For the Defense; Chapter Twelve: "An altered state of consciouness"; Chapter Thirteen: For the Jury; Chapter Fourteen: "Dying by littles"; Chapter Fifteen: Ad Seg.
Series Title: North Texas Crime & Criminal Justice S., 2.

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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. This work explores the case and subsequent change in ""multiple murder"" statute it brought about.

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