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Blog / February 10, 2017

Five states put repeal on the table 


For whatever reason - cost, racial disparity, wrongful conviction - five states are now looking at repealing and replacing the death penalty.

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Blog / February 10, 2017

In brief: February 2017


Judicial override, mental illness, and lethal injection were just a few of the issues states were grappling with in the last few weeks in their death penalty debates.

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