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LDF Attorney Christina Swarns Discusses the Duane Buck Death Penalty Case on 'Democracy Now!'

Monday, April 1, 2013

This morning, LDF Attorney Christina Swarns discussed the death penalty case of LDF client, Duane Buck, with Amy Goodman on Democracy Now!  You can watch Ms. Swarns explain how racial bias and stereotype -- including the trial prosecutor's reliance on evidence suggesting that Mr. Buck's race made him more likely to be a future danger -- render Mr. Buck's death sentence unconstitutional here.