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Jurors and the Death Penalty

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Jurors and the Death Penalty

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Jurors and the Death Penalty

Jurors and the Death Penalty

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Twelve jurors listened to the evidence in the trial of Sept. 11 co-conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui and found him guilty. Now, they'll decide whether to apply the death penalty.

Guests:

Kathleen Hawk Norman jury forman in capital murder trial in New Orleans in 1996

Robert Weisberg, law professor at Stanford University Law School

Joshua Marquis, district attorney of Clatsop County (Astoria) Ore., since 1994; co-author of Debating the Death Penalty