House approves bill that weakens Racial Justice Act
By Craig Jarvis – firstname.lastname@example.org
RALEIGH — The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a bill that would substantially weaken the Racial Justice Act.
The 2009 law allows death-row inmates to try to use statistical proof of racial bias by North Carolina prosecutors to convert their sentences to life in prison without parole. The bill approved Tuesday so restricts the use of statistics that they would be useless in most cases.
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