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April 14, 2011

Death Penalty Moratorium/Study Bill Passes in New Jersey


On January 9, 2006, the New Jersey Assembly passed S-709, a bill that would establish a moratorium on executions while a…

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On January 9, 2006, the New Jersey Assembly passed S-709, a bill that would establish a moratorium on executions while a legislative commission conducts an in-depth study of the death penalty. New Jersey becomes the first state to legislatively mandate a moratorium on executions.