KJZZ staff and the Valley jazz community lost a true friend this week. Paul Anderson passed away unexpectedly Jan. 20.
Maricopa Among Counties Responsible For Most Of Country’s Death Penalty Sentences
A new report shows most of the country’s death penalty
sentences come from just 2-percent of the nation’s counties, including
The Death Penalty Information
Center report says
“I think they like to forget about them, but the fact is
that those expenses go on and on because of mandatory and justifiable appeals
that are in place for the protection of justice,”
According to the report, taxpayers end up paying $20 million for every death penalty case that ends with an execution. And, if a conviction is overturned on appeal, the costs go even higher.