American Bar Association

Kentucky Law Experts Ask For Moratorium On Executions

by Devin Katayama on December 7, 2011

The American Bar Association and a team of Kentucky law professionals say the commonwealth needs to suspend executions.

The Kentucky Assessment Team, made of state’s attorneys, former state Supreme Court justices and law school professors, released a two-year report Wednesday that finds several flaws in the state’s capital punishment system. The ABA has sponsored similar studies in eight other states beginning in 2001. [click to continue…]

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