Brodner’s Person of the Day: Jon Corzine


New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine who this week put an end to the death penalty in his state. Is this an isolated case or part of a growing national understanding that you can’t have a death penalty within a criminal justice system that regularly convicts the innocent?

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