Supreme Court and Capital Punishment

Tavis Smiley speaks with Diann Rust-Tierney, director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Capital Punishment Project, and Ron Eisenberg, deputy district attorney of Philadelphia. They discuss what the recent landmark Supreme Court death penalty rulings will mean for the future of the justice system.



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