Written by James Abbott

James Abbott is the chief of police in West Orange, N.J. He was a member of the New JerseyDeath Penalty Study Commission.

Some lines from this important article:

In 2007, New Jersey’s legislature and governor replaced the death penalty with a sentence of life in prison without parole. No state had legislatively abolished its death penalty in more than 40 years, but since then New Mexico, Illinois and Connecticut followed suit. Our close neighbor Maryland just passed legislation to abandon its death penalty. Now I hear that Delaware is considering a bill to end capital punishment as well. … Read more….

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