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Reflections on Love, Loss, and the Death Penalty
by Clifford O’Sullivan, Jr., Nashville, Tennessee
Victims of violent crime, children in particular, are rarely provided with meaningful opportunities to be heard. I, on the other hand, was placed on the stand when I could just barely see above the bar and across the gallery. I was asked to share my thoughts on my mother’s murder as well as what I considered to be the proper administration of justice.
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