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Continued: Death penalty is usually justice delayed

  • Article by: STEVE CHAPMAN , Chicago Tribune
  • Last update: April 4, 2013 - 9:43 PM

Steve Chapman’s column is distributed by Creators Syndicate.

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    Marilyn Peterson Armour of the University of Texas at Austin and Mark Umbreit of the University of Minnesota conducted interviews with families of murder victims in Texas, which has capital punishment, and Minnesota, which doesn’t. Those in Minnesota, they found, “show higher levels of physical, psychological and behavioral health” — apparently because “the appeals process in Texas was drawn out, elusive, delayed and unpredictable.”


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