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America’s Dark Obsession With Vigilante Justice
Our belief that the government wants to help us achieve fairness is lower than ever—leading to fantasies of lawless revenge
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem. “Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Ferguson: America and Vigilante Justice.”
, Time, 28 Aug. 2014, time.com/3184586/kareem-abdul-jabbar-americas-dark-obsession-with-vigilante-justice/.
Witness to a Hanging
Explores the history of "hanging trees" used for vigilante justice in California.
Farmer, Jared. “Witness to a Hanging.”
, 23 Aug. 2017, boomcalifornia.com/2013/07/23/witness-to-a-hanging/.
Lynching in America
series. Provides a brief but informative history of lynching in the U.S.
“Lynching in America.”
, Public Broadcasting Service, www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/emmett-lynching-america/.
Mercy killing or murder? Mom sentenced for killing disabled daughter
Article on the "mercy killing" of a disabled woman by her mother.
“Mercy Killing or Murder? Mom Sentenced for Killing Disabled Daughter.”
, 18 May 2016, wtvr.com/2016/05/18/mom-jail-killing-disabled-daughter/.
George Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Fla. shooting
Article that looks into the case of George Zimmerman and vigilantism.
Associated Press. “George Zimmerman Portrayed as Vigilante in Fla. Shooting.”
, New Jersey Real Time News, 25 June 2013, www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2013/06/george_zimmerman_portrayed_as_vigilante_in_fla_shooting.html.
From Encyclopedia.com. Looks into the origins and history of vigilantism.
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