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The Death Penalty Failed Experiment

The Death Penalty Failed Experiment

In 1976 the Supreme Court upheld one of the country’s most controversial practices — capital punishment. Since then, over 1,300 Americans have been executed by the state.

In the second edition of McKinney & Associates’ eBook series, The Death Penalty Failed Experiment: From Gary Graham to Troy Davis in Context, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty executive director, Diann Rust-Tierney, passionately argues that race, wealth and geography play a greater role in determining who faces capital punishment than the crime itself.

“How do you administer the most severe punishment imaginable in a manner that is accurate, free from bias and demonstrably fair?” writes Rust-Tierney. “Until we are all seen and treated as equal, we cannot afford to keep capital punishment.”

You can download this free 18-page PDF eBook here:
http://mckpr.com/upload/Rust-Tierney%20ebook.pdf

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