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Gilbertian Law in
MAN RECOVERS FROM
An Esthonian law, which gives criminals a choice of execution by poisoning or hanging has created a very difficult position.
Serge Vasilenko, who selected poison, was proof against the legal dose, which is definitely set out in the law. After a weak of acute pain he recovered from his execution. Vasilenko
has refused all invitations to be
Jurists are now engaged on a careful
examination of the law in the hope that some legal means of putting him to death may be discovered.