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Supreme Court: Florida’s Death Penalty Sentencing Unconsitutional

The Supreme Court held that Florida’s Death Penalty sentencing statute is unconstitutional because it requires the judge to make the findings justifying a death sentence, but the constitution requires a jury to make the findings.

Read the opinion here: http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/15pdf/14-7505_5ie6.pdf

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