Warden Accused of Covering Up Prison Assault

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The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation recently arrested an administrator of a maximum security prison outside of Charlotte, charging him with one count of common law obstruction of justice. The charges stem from a former corrections officer’s statement that the warden had ordered her to destroy a video that was key to her investigation
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Legislators Propose Repeal of Racial Justice Act (p. 3)

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We’re wrapping up our discussion of a bill that’s sitting in a North Carolina House of Representatives committee, awaiting discussion and what’s sure to be a lively debate. The bill, HB 615, would “reform” the Racial Justice Act by forcing inmates sitting on death row to prove that their sentence was decided with a discriminatory
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Legislators Propose Repeal of Racial Justice Act (p. 2)

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We were talking about House Bill 615, the proposal that would gut North Carolina’s Racial Justice Act. The bill was referred to committee last week but has not been scheduled for discussion or a vote yet. If the bill is passed, inmates who have been convicted of murder and sentenced to death will have to
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