Civitas Review

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    State High Court Vacates Death Row Cases

    Posted in Civitas Review, Public Safety By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , , ,

    Today the North Carolina Supreme Court vacated all four cases filed under the Racial Justice Act.¬† All four convicted killers who had their sentences commuted to life without parole by now-retired Judge Gregory Weeks will go back to Death Row. One of the reasons that the ruling was overturned was that three of the cases […]

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    Racial Justice Act & News and Observer Exposed

    Posted in Crime, Public Safety By Francis De Luca | Tagged , ,

    State Senate President pro tem Phil Berger (R – Rockingham) has a great letter in today's N&O. In it he takes the paper's editorial¬† page to task for misrepresenting the Racial Justice Act and for misrepresenting a Twitter statement from his office. The RJA is a bad piece of legislation and every District Attorney in […]

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    Repeal the Racial Justice Act

    Posted in Public Safety By Francis De Luca | Tagged , ,

    Talking about the RJA, Doug Clark has a great post in his On the Record blog. He calls for the repeal of the RJA. We here at Civitas have pointed out, both in print and online, that the Racial Justice Act is a bad piece of legislation. It is good to see that someone out […]

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