ADJ 255 Week 4 CheckPoint Death Penalty Legislation

ADJ 255 Week 4 CheckPoint Death Penalty Legislation - Write...

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Write a 75-100 word response to each of the following: 1. With which current issues does Georgia legislation deal? The current issue Georgia legislation is dealing with is the matter of guidelines related to eyewitness identification of a suspect after a crime has been committed. The Death Penalty Information Center (2009) suggests that recent study results show that the majority of police agencies in the state have no standardized guidelines related to the eyewitness identification process. The lack of standard procedure in regard to eyewitness identification has been proven to result in faulty convictions of innocent person’s (Death Penalty Information Center, 2009). Obviously, the seriousness of the situation is clear as innocent men are spending time in prison for serious, often heinous, crimes which they did not commit. The psychological impact of such an occurrence, as well as the effect on families of the falsely convicted on both a financial and emotional level, could span a lifetime. 2. What legislative decisions have been made in the state since the year 2000? Is the
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