was vacated after prosecutors in Shreveport became aware of new evidence provided by a confidential informant. After all, most murder investigations end when the accused is killed by the state. How is that justice?
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Numerous recent studies have called into question the accuracy, and fundamental fairness of Pennsylvanias capital sentencing system. On its face this seems to be strong argument, and it would be except for one small detail. Consider the justifiable outcry that would ensue if Germany reinstated the death penalty and Jewish inmates were far more likely to receive the death penalty for the same crime as a German inmate. The point here is that preventing crime takes long-term research into the causes, effective police work and rehabilitation. It's past time for us to join the rest of the civilized world in ending the death penalty once and for all.