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A federal judge on Wednesday struck down the death penalty in California, calling the system arbritrary and unconstitutional. "California's death penalty system is so plagued by inordinate and unpredictable delay that the death sentence is actually carried out against only a trivial few of those sentenced to death," U.S. District Court Judge Cormac Carney wrote. "For all practical purposes then, a sentence of death in California is a sentence of life imprisonment with the remote possibility of death -- a sentence no rational legislature or jury could ever impose."
A federal judge has struck down the death penalty in California, calling the system unconstitutional. Check out which states have done away with capital punishment.
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Terrified residents of northeastern Pennsylvania heaved a sigh of relief Thursday after police arrested Eric Frein following a long manhunt -- and then held him at the same barracks he allegedly ambushed.
Authorities spent nearly seven weeks hunting ...
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