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Swiss Court Abolishes Punishment for a Crime Over 650 Years Old

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According to tradition, in 1357 a Swiss man named Konrad Mueller killed another man named Heinrich Stucki. Part of the punishment was that Mueller and all subsequent owners of the farm had to give a local church 70 Swiss francs ($76 US) a year to cover the cost of candles and oil to keep an eternal lamp…
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