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 Washington's state Supreme Court outlaws death penalty
Category:International Legal News  
Subject:System reform   ; Legal system   ; Criminal law   ; Legal proceeding  
Source:THE HILL
Publish Date:10-12-2018
 

A full panel of judges on the Washington state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state's death penalty is unconstitutional.
In the unanimous ruling, the court said the death penalty is imposed in an arbitrary and racially biased manner and fails to serve any legitimate penological goal.
“All death sentences are hereby converted to life imprisonment,”