The Good Fight

Written by Denver based criminal defense attorney David Lindsey, this blog will examine issues related to the defense of the accused, as well as important criminal cases and court rulings from across the country. It will offer insight from the perspective of a criminal defense lawyer.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Illinois Governor Did the Right thing to Abolish the Death Penalty

Bravo for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. It took a great deal of courage to abolish the death penalty in Illinois, and Governor Quinn's very well reasoned statement regarding his decision should be reviewed by everybody in government. The death penalty has run it's course and proven to be unworkable and unfair. It also costs too much money, and offers society no benefit. Please read this link for a very good Op Ed piece on the matter:,0,7368692.story


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