Table of contents for Murder on trial : 1620-2002 / edited by Robert Asher, Lawrence B. Goodheart, and Alan Rogers.


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1. Adjudicating Homicide: The Legal Framework and Social Norms
	Robert Asher, Lawrence B. Goodheart, and Alan Rogers
2. Cross-cultural "Murther" and Retribution in Colonial New England
	John J. Navin
3. Jim Crow Justice, the Richmond Planet, and the Murder of Lucy Pollard
	Michael A. Trotti
4. Justice Denied: Race and the 1982 Murder Trial of Mumia Abu-Jamal
	Dave Lindorff
5. Murder and Minors: Changing Standards in the Criminal Law of Connecticut, 1650-1853
	Nancy H. Steenburg
6. Murder and Madness: The Ambiguity of Moral Insanity in Nineteenth-Century Connecticut
	Lawrence B. Goodheart
7. "This troublesome issue": Murder and the Insanity Defense in Massachusetts, 1844-2000
	Alan Rogers
8. Murder by Inches: Shakers, Family, and the Death of Elder Caleb Dyer
	Elizabeth A. De Wolfe
9. "He Has Ravished my Poor, Simple, Innocent Wife!": Exploring the Meaning of Honor in the 
Murder Trials of George W. Cole
	Laura-Eve Moss
10. Bodies of Evidence: Inquest Photography in the Trial of Lizzie Borden
	Tiffany Johnson Bidler
List of Contributors
Index




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Murder United States History, Homicide United States History