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CT Court Set to Hear Inmate's Case that Death Penalty is Racist

CT Court Set to Hear Inmate’s Case that Death Penalty is Racist

by Jorge Rivas on September 5 2012, 2:12PM

The inmates cite a study that concluded that people of color accused of murdering white victims are three times more likely to receive a death sentence as defendants in white-on-white murder cases.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Georgia State Supreme Court Grants Stay in Warren Hill Case

Georgia State Supreme Court Grants Stay in Warren Hill Case

by Jorge Rivas on July 24 2012, 1:56PM

The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of a man with an intellectual disability, but not for the reason his case attracted national attention.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Georgia Set to Execute First Inmate Since Troy Davis, and He's Disabled

Georgia Set to Execute First Inmate Since Troy Davis, and He’s Disabled

by Jorge Rivas on July 23 2012, 2:25PM

The case is making international headlines because Hill has an undisputed intellectual disability.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

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