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ALIX, ERNEST K. Ransom Kidnapping in America, 1874–1974: The Creation of a Capital Crime. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1978.

AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE. Kidnapping. West Publishing Group, 1964. Current through April 1999 Cumulative Supplement.

BLACKSTONE, WILLIAM. Commentaries on the Laws of England, 4th ed. Edited by George Chase. New York: Banks Law Publishing Co., 1926.

DAVIS, SAMUEL M.; SCOTT, ELIZABETH S.; WADLINGTON, WALTER; and WHITEBREAD, CHARLES H. Children in the Legal System. 2d ed. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1997.

GOLDSTEIN, ANNE B. "The Tragedy of the Interstate Child: A Critical Reexamination of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act and the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act." University of California–Davis Law Review 25 (1992): 845.

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Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationCrime and Criminal LawKidnapping - Origins Of The Offense In English Law, Impact Of The Lindbergh Kidnapping, Elements Of Kidnapping And Related Offenses