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Controversy Surrounds N.C. 'Racial Justice Act'

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Lawmakers in North Carolina have passed a bill that would repeal the state's "Racial Justice Act." That act allows death row inmates to use statistical evidence of racial bias to challenge their sentences. But since the state passed the measure in 2009, all but three of North Carolina's death row inmates have filed appeals. Now some lawmakers say it's time to revamp the law.
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