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Justice / Death Penalty / New Mexico / Costs #925702

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 19, 2009
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(Studio: Maggie Rodriguez) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The revocation of the death penalty in New Mexico and the release of some prisoners in some states for financial reasons featured; map shown of states considering banning executions; examples cited, including the suggestion in California to legalize and tax marijuana. [New Mexico Governor Bill RICHARDSON - comments.] [Death Penalty Information Center Richard DIETER†, legal analyst Andrew COHEN†- comment on the death penalty process in the criminal justice system.] [Los Angeles County sheriff's department Sheriff Lee BACA†, National District Attorneys Assn. Tom SNEDDON†- offer views on some proposals.] [California assemblyman Tom AMMIANO†- talks marijuana tax.]

Rodriguez, Maggie;
Tracy, Ben

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