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Connecticut’s Supreme Court rules death penalty unconstitutional in the state

Connecticut’s top court on Thursday ruled that the state could no longer impose the death penalty, saying that under the state’s constitution it amounted to cruel and unusual punishment. The decision followed a 2012 state law that abolished capital punishment for crimes committed after...
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