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Black Man from NC Proves Death Sentence Was Racially Motivated, Has Life Sentence Reinstated

HeadlineAug 18, 2020

In North Carolina, the state Supreme Court has reinstated a life sentence for Marcus Robinson, a 47-year-old Black man who had been sentenced to death for a 1994 murder. Robinson successfully employed North Carolina’s Racial Justice Act to show race was a significant factor in his death sentence.

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