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Life in prison
Death row prisoners and their friends and family
Visits
Execution
Victims and forgiveness
Thinking about people who commit crimes and about the death penalty

Life in prison

Death row prisoners and their friends and family

Visits

  • Travel update 2019
    The Travel update was written during the trip to visit inmates in Texas and Florida.
    By Ines Aubert
    English, July and August 2019
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  • Travel update 2018
    The Travel update was written during the trip to visit inmates in Texas and Florida.
    By Ines Aubert
    English, July and August 2018
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  • Travel update 2016
    The Travel update was written during the trip to see Robert Pruett a last time before his scheduled execution on August 23rd 2016.
    Robert was executed on October 12th 2017.
    By Ines Aubert
    English, July and August 2016
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  • Travel update 2015
    The Travel update was written during the trip to see Robert Pruett a last time before his scheduled execution on April 28th, 2015.
    Robert was executed on October 12th 2017.
    By Ines Aubert
    English, April 2015
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  •  ➢ Article in a magazine: Post aus der Todeszelle: Die deutsche Brieffreundin eines Hinrichtungskandidaten, Spiegel TV Magazin
    With Gabi Uhl, about Texas death row inmate Willie Trottie and his scheduled execution
    Duration: 8:30 minutes
    German, September 2014
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  • The apple, the future and the hug – snapshots of my trip to the USA
    By Ines Aubert
    English, September 2010
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Execution

Victims and forgiveness

Thinking about people who commit crimes and about the death penalty

  • Talk with Jeff – Always the same pattern with you Euro women
    A proponent of the death penalty contacts Ines by e-mail and they start talking
    By Ines Aubert, 2016
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  • The Hawk and the Dove
    By different authors, 2017
    Collected and set up by Ines Aubert.
    A collection of texts by various authors talking about the death penalty, death row prisoners and their supporters. The title refers to a talk between Jeff and Ines.
    Jeff, as a stranger and proponent of the death penalty, contacted Ines by e-mail while she was visiting her pen pals in prison. In the collection you will find the original e-mail exchange between them and many more articles.
    You will find a table of contents here.
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  • Misconceptions about death row
    This brochure gives readers the chance to verify their perceptions and opinions and perhaps unmask them as misconceptions. Authors from inside and outside the prison have contributed with a text.
    English, November 2016
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  • We all – on both sides of the prison wall – are made up of the same “raw material”
    Can such a good-looking man be a murderer? How is it that a person on death row has such nice handwriting? Can this prisoner who writes such wonderful poetry really have inflicted harm upon someone?
    By Ines Aubert
    English, February 2008
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  • The principle of legitimacy
    About the difference between legality and legitimacy, based on Frank Urbanioks book “Was sind das für Menschen – was können wir tun” (Zytglogge, 2003)
    In his book, Urbaniok illustrates an important principle: legitimacy comes before legality.
    By Ines Aubert
    English, 2008
    German version: Das Legitimationsprinzip
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