TITLE

`Racial justice' and the death penalty

PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/23/94, Vol. 116 Issue 20, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the House has added to the crime bill a `racial justice' amendment that would let defendants challenge death penalties with statistics that suggest disparities. The Senate voted against the proposal, heeding prosecutors' arguments that it would further delay death-case appeals and might lead to racial quotas for executions.
ACCESSION #
9405177506

 

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