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Wednesday, March 9

Quinn Signs Death Penalty Ban

Ray Long, Chicago Tribune

SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law a historic ban on the death penalty in Illinois and commuted the sentences of 15 death row inmates to life without parole.
 
Quinn signed the legislation in his Capitol office surrounded by longtime opponents of capital punishment in a state where flaws in the process led to the exoneration of numerous people sentenced to death.
 
Posted on 03/09/11 at 12:26 PM

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