Questions on the death penalty versus life in prison were asked
Death Penalty Vs. Life in Prison - Buzzle
Racial Justice Act supporters say statistics show that racial bias often plays a role in prosecutors choosing to seek the death penalty versus life in prison and it plays a role in jury selection as well (here’s a to an often cited study). Opponents of the law say there’s already a chance to review the issue via the appeals process. They also say it’s not fair to the families of murder victims.
What costs more the death penalty or life in prison
The jury convicting him, now weighing the death penalty versus life in prison yesterday jurors unanimously found the prosecutors in the case proved aggravating factors beyond the reasonable doubt, meaning that Holmes is eligible for the death penalty.