Indiana – Paying for the death penalty

The Evansville Courier & Press (Indiana) – By Mark Wilson – Posted August 6, 2011 at 7:50 p.m EVANSVILLE — Seeking the death penalty in Indiana has become an expensive proposition, and one that often doesn’t end with execution. Only 16 percent of Indiana’s death penalty cases — 30 out of 188 — filed from 1990 through 2009 ended in death sentences, according to the Indiana Public Defender Council. Such statistics have given death penalty foes a solid economic argument, and even supporters of the death penalty are calling for reforms to control skyrocketing defense costs often born by local and state governments Continue reading: Indiana – Paying for the death penalty

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