Washington state Supreme Court tosses out death penalty
Thursday, 11 October 2018 OLYMPIA — 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 Supreme Court held that as part of the right to live with human dignity, a prisoner on a death row is entitled to meet members of his family and friends. Firstpost - IndiaAlso reported by •Seattle Times
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