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High court: Florida death penalty system is unconstitutional

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Crabtownboy, Jan 12, 2016.

  1. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member
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    The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Florida's system for sentencing people to death is unconstitutional because it gives too much power to judges — and not enough to juries — to decide capital sentences.

    The 8-1 ruling said that the state's sentencing procedure is flawed because juries play only an advisory role in recommending death while the judge can reach a different decision.


    http://www.aol.com/article/2016/01/...-penalty-system-is-unconstitutional/21295984/
     
  2. thjplgvp

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    Tongue in cheek here. I am sure this will be over turned again as soon as government figures out a few more ways to prosecute believers for their testimony and their stand on the word of God.
    Revelation 6:9 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held:

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