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New York Times Highlights Injustice and Racism in Duane Buck Case

Friday, May 10, 2013


In an editorial, the New York Times highlighted the racism and injustice that permeate the death sentence of LDF client Duane Buck.  Mr. Buck was sentence to death in a proceeding in which the jury was told he was dangerous because he was black. LDF represents Mr. Buck in his effort to obtain a fair sentencing hearing that is not infected by racism.

Read the Times editorial here.  More on Mr. Buck's case here.