Stanley Williams

Stanley “Tookie” Williams

Stanley „Tookie “Williams (* 29. December 1953 in new Orleans; † 13. December 2005 in the San Quentin prison, County) was marine because of quadruple murder of validly condemned US - American gangs founder and a child book author.

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lives

Tookie Williams buildup in California and created 1969 together with Raymond Washington the Crips in Los Angeles.

1981 he was condemned because of four murders, which he 1979 with two would attack committed, from an US-American court to death. Since its condemnation was arrested it in the San Quentin prison. There he taught vintages and letters and began themselves with the writing of Kinderbüchern, in which he expressed himself against drugs , force and racingism. Due to its he was suggested altogether nine times by his trailers for a Nobelpreis (five times for the Nobel peace prize and four times for the Literaturnobelpreis). For the first time he was nominated in the year 2001 by Mario Fehr. Williams denied vehement up to its execution it accused murders to have committed yet he apologized for the establishment of the Crips publicly.

According to court decision Williams killed the employee Albert Owens during a case of over on a shop in the year 1979. According to testimonies forced it it to put on the belly and shot it then in the backs. Besides the killing of the married couple Yen Yi Yang and Tsai Shai Yang as well as their daughter Yee Chen Lin was put to it to the load, which died in the same year during an armed robbery on its motel in Los Angeles by shots from a weapon, which belonged to Williams. According to testimonies Williams brüstete itself several times with these murders. In case of Owens it stated a witness of the case of over to have eliminated („want ton leave any witnesses didn't “). Besides it called the victims of the second case of over in discussions with friends allegedly Buddha heads.

The ninth US Federal Court of Appeal (Ninth Circuit OF Appeals) white 1994 a redress of Stanley Williams back to lie explained however that its verdict of guilty had come through „circumstantial evidence and statements of witnesses, whose background was doubtful and which was motivated around so with the public prosecutor's office either regarding the verdict of guilty or the measure of punishment a reduction to obtain “. In addition the procedure against Stanley Williams took place in a court district, in which only one per cent of the jurors of black skin color the available are. The representative of the accusation let all black ones exclude however from the jury (source: Web left on Amnesty internationally).

Williams' of lawyers submitted a request for grace with the California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. For a pardon, thus also Snoop Dogg, which was even member of the Crips , used themselves a transformation of death into a lifelong detention Jesse Jackson, the moon Tutu, Laurence Fishburne, Danny Glover, Anjelica Huston, Tim crawl in, Susan Sarandon, Jamie Foxx and Faris aluminium-Sultan . Although Arnold Schwarzenegger discussions with the lawyers of the condemned one led, he rejected the request for grace. Also the highest Court of Justice of the USA expressed itself briefly thereafter against a pardon.

Williams became to 13. December 2005 around 0:35 clock local time (9: 35 MEZ) with the poison syringe executed. As Henkersmahlzeit it had wished itself only one glass of milk.

film

its life became in the film Redemption - fruits of the anger (English. Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams story) with Jamie Foxx films.

private

Stanley Williams was father of two sons, of those likewise a detention of 16 years duration because of murder of second degree (English. second degree more murder) serves.

works

  • Stanley Tookie Williams, Barbara Cottman Becnel: SeaStar Books, 02/2001, ISBN 1587-1709-49 Stanley Williams would run in
  • Prison: Redemption: From original gangster ton of Nobel Prize Nominee - The Extraordinary would run story OF Stanley Tookie Williams, Milo Books, 30. November 2004, ISBN 1903-8543-42
  • Stanley Tookie Williams, Barbara C. Becnel: Course and Weapons (Tookie Speaks Out Against course Violence), Powerkids press, January 2003, ISBN 0823-9234-28
  • Stanley Tookie Williams, Barbara C. Becnel: * Course and Drugs (Tookie Speaks Out Against course Violence), 1997, ISBN 1568-3813-52
  • Stanley Tookie Williams, Barbara C. Becnel: Course and Self Esteem: Tookie Speaks Out Against course Violence (Tookie Speaks Out Against course Violence), 1999, ISBN 0613-0269-0X
  • Stanley Tookie Williams, Barbara C. Becnel: Course and the Abuse OF power (Tookie Speaks Out Against course Violence), 1997, ISBN 1568-3813-01
  • Stanley Tookie Williams, Barbara C. Becnel: Course and Violence (Tookie Speaks Out Against of course.), 1997, ISBN 0823-9234-52
  • Stanley Tookie Williams, Barbara C. Becnel: Course and Wanting ton of Belong (Tookie Speaks Out Against course Violence.), 1997, ISBN 1568-3813-1X
  • Stanley Tookie Williams, Barbara C. Becnel: Course and Your Friends (Tookie Speaks Out Against of course.), 1997, ISBN 1568-3813-60
  • Stanley Tookie Williams, Barbara C. Becnel: Course and Your Neighborhood (Tookie Speaks Out Against course Violence.), 1997, ISBN 1568-3813-79
  • Stanley Tookie Williams: Blue rises up, Black Redemption: A Memoir, Damamli Pub CO, 30. March 2005, ISBN 0975-3584-05

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