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BLACK AND WHITE: Judge Tosses Death Penalty Over Racist Prosecution

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 04.20.2012 | Crime

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- A condemned killer's trial was so tainted by the racially influenced decisions of prosecutors that he should be removed from dea...

A Case for Statistics and a Victory for Justice

Cassy Stubbs | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics
Cassy Stubbs

In a remarkable victory over racial bias in the death penalty, Marcus Robinson will not be executed by the State of North Carolina but will instead spend the rest of his life in prison after a judge ruled today that his death sentence was tainted by racial discrimination in jury selection.