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Eight Forty-Eight

Eight Forty-Eight 3.10.11

After more than a decade long moratorium, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law legislation that bans the death penalty in Illinois. He talks to Eight Forty-Eight about his decision to sign the abolition bill. Then, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez and defense attorney Andrea Lyon discuss the implications of this historic legislation.

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