Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Report: Execution likelier for darker murderers

SAN FRANCISCO - The more “black looking” an African-American man charged with murdering a white victim, the more likely he is to be sentenced to death, a Stanford University researcher said Tuesday.
This sort of bias is one of the reasons I oppose having a death penalty for rapists. Justice isn't blind.
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