There’s a great piece at Mother Jones today that highlights a new campaign by the California Innocence Project; as the above graphic demonstrates, “keeping prisoners on death row in California is really, really expensive for taxpayers.”
But that’s only one aspect of the broken system. For example, here’s some info on wrongful convictions:

There’s a great piece at Mother Jones today that highlights a new campaign by the California Innocence Project; as the above graphic demonstrates, “keeping prisoners on death row in California is really, really expensive for taxpayers.

But that’s only one aspect of the broken system. For example, here’s some info on wrongful convictions:

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# death penalty # California # criminal justice # politics

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