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A Closer Look (Death and Taxes) #923725

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 28, 2009
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(Studio: David Muir) A closer look at the effect of the bad economy on capital punishment introduced.

(Supreme Court: Jan Crawford Greenburg) The economics of the death penalty examined; details given about the Jody Sanderholm Kansas murder case and the debate in Kansas over abolishing the death penalty to save money. [Victim's mother and sister Cindy and Jennifer SANDERHOLM†- comment on the death penalty.] [Kansas state senators David HALEY†, Carolyn McGINN†- cite costs.] Map shown of states considering abolishing or limiting the death penalty. [Kansas attorney general Stephen SIX†- responds to the argument.]

(Studio: David Muir) The reaction to the economy and criminals in Kentucky, Minnesota, Georgia and Oregon cited.

Muir, David;
Greenburg, Jan Crawford

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