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Part 1

1. Bedau, Hugo A., ed. The Death Penalty in America: Current Controversies. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 3.

2. Cheek, Roma S. The Pardoning Power of the Governor of North Carolina: With an Additional Chapter on Parole Under Legislative Authority. Durham: Duke University (Thesis, PhD), 1932.

3. "Executions in the U.S. 1608-2002: The Espy File Executions by State." http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/documents/ESPYyear.pdf

4. Crow, Jeffrey J. "Slave Rebelliousness and Social Conflict in North Carolina, 1775 to 1802." The William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd ser, vol 37, no 1 (January 1980): 79-102.

5. The Raleigh Register, 11 November 1830, 3.

6. Young, Perry Deane. The Untold Story of Frankie Silver: Was She Unjustly Hanged. Asheboro, N.C.: Down Home Press, 1998, 78-82.

7. Lewis, Nell Battle, ed. "Capital Punishment in North Carolina: Special Bulletin Number 10." Raleigh, N.C.: The N.C. State Board of Charities and Public Welfare, 1929, 11.

8. Ibid., 13-14.

9. Olds, Fred A. "History of the State's Prison." The Prison News, vol. I, no. II (November 1926): 4-7.

10. Rusher, James T. Until He Is Dead: Capital Punishment in Western North Carolina History. Boone, N.C.: Parkway Publishers, 2003.

11. Public Laws and Resolutions of North Carolina, 1909, ch. 443, s.1, 10:759, 761.

12. Seitz, Trina N. "The Killing Chair: North Carolina's Experiment in Civility and the Execution of Allen Foster." The North Carolina Historical Review, vol. LXXXI, no. 1 (Jan. 2004): 45. 

Part 2

13. Kotch, Seth. "Capital Punishment in North Carolina, 1910-1936." MA thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005, 1.

14. "Death Chair Sets Record; Stirs Lethal Gas Talk." The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 30 December 1934.

15. Ibid.

16. Ibid.

17. Lewis, Nell Battle, ed. "Capital Punishment in North Carolina: Special Bulletin Number 10." Raleigh, N.C.: The N.C. State Board of Charities and Public Welfare, 1929, 50-58.

18. Rusher, James T. Until He Is Dead: Capital Punishment in Western North Carolina History. Boone, N.C.: Parkway Publishers, 2003.

19. "Woman Watches Assailant Executed at State Prison." The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 13 October 1922.

20. Seitz, Trina N. "The Killing Chair: North Carolina's Experiment in Civility and the Execution of Allen Foster." The North Carolina Historical Review, vol. LXXXI, no. 1 (Jan. 2004).

21. Lewis, ed. "Capital Punishment in North Carolina."

22. Seitz. "The Killing Chair."

23. Ibid.

24. "History of Capital Punishment in North Carolina." North Carolina Department of Corrections. http://www.doc.state.nc.us/DOP/deathpenalty/DPhistory.htm

25. Rusher. Until He Is Dead.

26. Aulis, Jack. "Nineteen House Votes Kill Capital Punishment Repeal." The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 22 April 1971.

27. "Furman v. Georgia, Docket: 69-5003." Oyez: U.S. Supreme Court Media. http://www.oyez.org/cases/1970-1979/1971/1971_69_5003/

Part 3

28. "Furman v. Georgia, Docket: 69-5003." Oyez: U.S. Supreme Court Media. http://www.oyez.org/cases/1970-1979/1971/1971_69_5003/

29. Bedau, Hugo A., ed. "The Controversy over Constitutionality" in The Death Penalty in America: Current Controversies. New York: Oxford University, 1998, 186.

30. Ibid.

31. Wright, Gary L. "Lost in 4-year Shuffle, N.C. Crime Victims Might Get Help." The Charlotte Observer(N.C.), 20 April 1987.

32. "History of Capital Punishment in North Carolina." North Carolina Department of Correction. http://www.doc.state.nc.us/DOP/deathpenalty/DPhistory.htm

33. Schmidt, William. "Woman Executed in North Carolina." The New York Times (N.Y.), 2 November 1984, A1.

34. North Carolina Victim Assistance Network website: http://www.nc-van.org/about.html

35. Wright, Gary L. "First N.C. Crime Victim Compensated Under Act." The Charlotte Observer (N.C.), 31 December 1987.

36. Krueger, Bill. "Lawson's Final Moments: A Killer Dies As Relatives of His Victim Watch the End of Years of Struggle." The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 19 June 1994.

37. "North Carolina Crime Victims' Rights Act." North Carolina Department of Corrections: Office of Victim Services website: http://www.doc.state.nc.us/victimservices/publications.htm

38. Thompson, Estes. "Killer Smiles, Prays Before Dying." The Charlotte Observer (N.C.), 31 January 1998.

39. "1998 NC Statutory Amendment Eliminates Execution by Lethal Gas." North Carolina Department of Correction website: http://www.doc.state.nc.us/DOP/deathpenalty/98legisl.htm

40. Eisley, Matthew. "Senate Supports Death Penalty Pause." The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 1 May 2003.

41. Wright, Gary L. "Judge Refuses to Stop Execution..." The Charlotte Observer (N.C.), 18 April 2006; and: Weigl, Andrea. "Appeals Denied, N.C. Man Put to Death." The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 22 April 2006.

42. Clark, Doug. "Death Penalty Fails the Test of Fairness." Greensboro News & Record (N.C.), 2 August 2006; and: Galindo, Dan. "Local Man Put to Death: Flippen's Parents, Britnie's Family Watch Execution."Winston-Salem Journal (N.C.), 19 August 2006.

43. Weigl, Andrea. "Did Doctor Stand Idle, or Monitor Executions?" The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 29 March 2007.

44. Weigl, Andrea. "New Ethics Policy Bars Doctors' Aid in Executions." The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 19 January 2007.

45. Ovaska, Sarah and Andrea Weigl. "Judge Rules by the Book." The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 26 January 2007.

46. Woolverton, Paul. "Execution Protocol Approved." The Fayetteville Observer (N.C.), 7 February 2007.

47. Weigl, Andrea. "Wary Doctors Shun Execution." The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 7 March 2007.

48. Weigl, Andrea. "Execution Impasse Unlikely to End Until Courts Rule." The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 6 April 2007.

49. Barksdale, Titan. "Doctor Didn't Monitor Injection." The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 10 August 2007.

50. Greenhouse, Linda. "Justices to Enter the Debate Over Lethal Injection." The New York Times (N.Y.), 26 September 2007.