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The Death Penalty and North Carolina’s Racial Justice Act

By Abby Bar-Lev On August 11, 2009, North Carolina Governor Perdue took an affirmative step in providing racial justice advocates a tool to ferret out racial bias in the criminal justice by signing the North Carolina Racial Justice Act. The Racial Justice Act, the product of a concerted effort by legislators and racial justice advocates, provides defendants in capital cases […]
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