Entries tagged with “Ian McCarthy

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Innocence

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Sentencing Data

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Sep 13, 2023

When Jurors Do Not Agree, Should a Death Sentence Be Imposed?

In most states, a death sen­tence may only be imposed by a jury in unan­i­mous agree­ment. But in two recent cas­es, defen­dants faced the pos­si­bil­i­ty of a death sen­tence despite the objec­tions of jurors.