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17Aug 16

Delaware court says state death penalty law unconstitutional

Courts in Delaware ruled that the state's death penalty law is unconstitutional due to a recent US Supreme Court ruling. The court claims that the law is unconstitutional because it allows the judge to enact a death sentence, no matter what the jury recommended. The ruling effectively ends capital punishment…

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17Aug 16

New documentary examines racial inequality

Director Ava DuVernay has a new documentary called "The 13th." It examines the history of racial inequality in the United States, and the film's title references the 13th Amendment of the Constitution, which banned slavery. It covers from the early 20th century to today. "The 13th" will debut both on…

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