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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Sunday, January 26, 2014

"Support for death penalty climbs in Mexico amid murders"

From Kent Scheidegger at Crime & Consequences, commenting on and excerpting an article from USA Today. His comments:

Opponents of the death penalty never tire of telling us how other countries have rejected it.  That rejection, though, is usually by a fiat from above, not by the people.  Nowhere is the disconnect between the government position and popular opinion greater than south of our border.

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