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State Supreme Court Strikes Down Death Penalty as “Racially Applied”
State Supreme Court Strikes Down Death Penalty as “Racially Applied”
Saying it was applied in an arbitrary and racially biased manner, the Washington State Supreme Court Thursday struck down the state's death penalty, something Gov. Inslee has been trying to do for several years. The court ruled the penalty is not applied equally, but depends upon where the case is tried, the race of the defendant and where the crime took place...

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