Saturday, January 17, 2009

Capital punishment the topic Sunday for Unitarian group

Special to The Record
Publication Date: 01/16/09

"The Failures of Capital Punishment," by guest speaker Marshall Frank, is the topic for the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Five reasons why the death penalty must be abolished in the United States will be discussed.

Frank is the author of Criminal Injustice In America, which details many issues of concern with the justice system, with a full chapter devoted to the death penalty.

Frank is a retired captain from the Metro-Dade Police Department in Miami, where he spent most of his 30 years investigating murders or commanding those who did.

Among his many career achievements, he testified before the U.S. Congress in 1980 regarding Crime in America; initiated a department program for developing methods to lift fingerprints from human skin; written more than 400 editorials and magazine articles pertaining to issues of crime, violence, law and other social ills.

He has published several novels.

For information, go to his Web site,

Fellowship meetings are held at 10:30 a.m. Sundays at 2487 A1A South and Florida Avenue.

Following the meeting, refreshments are served. Childcare is provided for the very young.

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