Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Racial Justice Act Moves Through the House
The Racial Justice Act, a bill that would allow Defendant to challenge their death sentence (or pre-trial death certification) on basis that the District Attorney or the Jury improperly used the race of the victim or the defendant in making their decision, passed the House J-I committee yesterday. There are only a few steps remaining for it to become law.
Click here for a great article on its passage.