Gov. Perdue Vetoes Rewrite of Racial Justice Act

Gov. Bev Perdue vetoed the bill that would have undermined the Racial Justice Act, the 2009 law that allows death-row inmates to try to convert their sentences to life in prison without parole by using statistical proof of racial bias in their trials.
June 29, 2012
 

Gov. Bev Perdue vetoed the bill that would have undermined the Racial Justice Act, the 2009 law that allows death-row inmates to try to convert their sentences to life in prison without parole by using statistical proof of racial bias in their trials.

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