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Washington state Supreme Court tosses out death penalty

Seattle Times Thursday, 11 October 2018 ()
Washington state Supreme Court tosses out death penaltyOLYMPIA — Washington state’s Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty violates its Constitution. The ruling Thursday makes Washington the latest state to do away with capital punishment. The justices said the “death penalty is invalid because it is imposed in an arbitrary and racially.” They ordered that people currently on death row have […]
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The ruling converts all the state's death penalty sentences to life in prison sentences.

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