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September 27, 2007

Strong AJC series about the realities of Georgia's death penalty

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has just completed a very strong series of articles on the operation of the death penalty in Georgia.  Here are the four lead articles from the series:

These main pieces and the many companion features are must-reads for any serious student of the administration of capital punishment.  A key theme of the series is the arbitrariness of the Georgia death penalty in operation, as evidenced by these data:

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