Death, the court says, is not the only option

June 1994
U.S. News & World Report;6/27/94, Vol. 116 Issue 25, p11
Discusses how an overwhelming majority of Americans back the death penalty, but support drops under 50% when an alternative is available, most prominently life in prison with no possibility of release. Supreme Court ruling that juries must be told about the option when deciding on prosecutors' execution requests; Comments by lawyer David Bruck; How ruling will affect the pending federal crime bill; Death penalty opponents.


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