Sept. 20, 2019

Constitutional Construction of Chapter 265 § 1 and C. 265 § 2

by Luis D. Perez (author's profile)

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Legislative Branch of the Government
Massachusetts State House
Boston, Massachusetts 02133

August 26, 2019

Dear Legislators,

My name is Luis D. Perez, W33937 and I am serving a first
degree life sentence without parole since my arrest on May 6th,
1971.

I am writing this letter in support of prison reform, in particular
the Initiative of Bill #S.826/H.3359, now pending in a Committee.

There are many issues of great concern to me and I am hoping that
my main concern can be brought up for debate in case those bills reach
the floor out of Committee.

Please note that I am using my criminal case to address the
life sentence that we received after July 30, 1972, when the
U.S. Supreme court declared the death penalty unconstitutional
under Furman v. Georgia 408 U.S. 238 (1972).

Enclosed with this letter you will find the Constitutional
Construction of Chapter 265 1 and the punishment stage of
2 of those individuals who are found guilty of first degree
murder. - You also will find the dissenting opinion of Justice
O'Connor.

It is very important that you be aware that from July 30,
1972 to 1979, 488 2 and 1982 555 3, people convicted of

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tiff_lou Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago. ✓ Mailed 1 month, 1 week ago   Favorite
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