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Pitt Law Professor Burkoff Discusses Death Penalty in Pennsylvania

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September 14, 2011

KDKA's Mike Pintek interviewed Pitt Law Professor John Burkoff on the topic of Richard Baumhammer’s recent attempt to obtain a new trial or sentencing hearing.  The focus of the discussion was a comparison of how Pennsylvania and Texas move the cases along of convicted killers on death row.  Should Pennsylvania move more quickly?  Burkoff argued that it should not.  

 

Listen to the interview here.  

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