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Resource ID: #18887
Subject: Death Penalty
Source: query failed
Date: October 16, 2001



With the largest population of people in death row in history, the A&E Network's Investigative Reports puts the death penalty and the U.S. judicial system under scrutiny in this two-hour report. In examining four separate death penalty cases Investigative Reports found instances of "incompetent defense attorneys, judicial misconduct, police brutality and prosecutorial misconduct." Aside from the problems inside the criminal justice system, Investigative Reports also looks at the financial cost of the death penalty on a state and federal level.

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