I expect that everyone on Death Row, white and black will file a claim of discrimination based on the following paragraph in the Act
(a) A finding that race was the basis of the decision to seek or
impose a death sentence may be established if the court finds
that race was a significant factor in decisions to seek or impose
the sentence of death in the county, the prosecutorial district,
the judicial division, or the State at the time the death
sentence was sought or imposed.
"And a 2001 study conducted by two University of North Carolina
professors, which analyzed cases over a four-year period in the
1990s, found the odds of receiving a death sentence in North
Carolina grew 3.5 times in cases where the victim was white. "
You previously stated that murderers of white were 3.5 times as
likely to get the death penalty. You neglect to say the 95% of
the murderers of African-Americans are African-American
themselves. The study itself is horribly flawed and in eight
years they have been unable to get it published
"That study, published by the Common Sense Foundation, found that
black defendants in the state were also twice as likely to
receive a death sentence, when comparing identical crimes."
It didn't say this and it isn't true
" Of the 206 defendants who are on death row or have been
executed in North Carolina since 1977, 100-or 49 percent-are
black, although the state has had an African-American population
of roughly 22 percent over the past three decades."
About three times as many Whites have been executed as Blacks.
The number of Blacks on Death row are proportional to the number
of murders by Blacks. They commit more murders. The 22% is
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