California Judge Rules The Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional

A California judge declared the death penalty unconstitutional on Wednesday in a notable ruling, NBC Bay Area reports.

 
U.S. District Court of Orange Country Judge Cormac J. Carney, a George Bush appointee, delivered the opinion.

 

Because of delays and inconsistencies, he said the entire capital punishment system violates the Eighth Amendment, which prohibits cruel and unusual punishment.

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