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Turow On Ryan


Writing in today’s NYTimes, lawyer-novelist Scott Turow, who served on former Illinois Gov. George Ryan’s death-penalty commission, says on the one hand he’s uncomfortable with the summary way the governor overturned the work of juries and prosecutors, but on the other hand the capital punishment system in the state is so badly broken that the governor didn’t have an easy way out. Here’s the whole article.


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