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SB16-064: Death Penalty Jury Decision

Criminal Legal Reform | Death Penalty
Bill Number: SB16-064
Year: 2016
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: K. Lundberg


Under current law, a jury can only impose the death penalty based
on a unanimous agreement. The bill changes the requirement to 9 out of
12 members of the jury.

Current Status:

Senate Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely (02/10/2016)

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