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New study finds vast racial and geographic disparities in Florida executions

New study finds vast racial and geographic disparities in Florida executions
SaintPetersBlog.com
"This research raises troubling questions about the administration of the death penalty in Florida," said John K. Cochran, a professor in the Department of Criminology at the University of South Florida. "The race or gender of a victim, and the location of the crime, should not influence who is sentenced to die, but this new study shows that it does. Florida citizens and lawmakers should review the findings of this important research."