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Staff of the Civil Division of the Kansas Attorney General's Office prepared a legal history of capital punishment in Kansas. This document includes four separate drafts, or versions, of this history. Various lists of persons executed in Kansas are also included. The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Furman v. Georgia (1972) declared many state capital punishment laws unconstitutional, prompting many states, including Kansas, to reconsider their approach to the death penalty.

Creator: Kansas Attorney General, Civil Division
Date: March 1, 1974

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Item Number: 209168
Call Number: Attorney General, Civil Division, Opinion Files, Box 21, Folder "Procedure, Criminal-Sentences, General Information"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209168

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