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If You Needed More Evidence About The Role Of Race In The Death Penalty, Here You Go

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Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day!

According to a study published in the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, how much more likely is a convicted murderer to get the death penalty if the victim is white compared to if the victim is black?

Hint: The study looked at Georgia death sentence data studied by University of Iowa law professor David Baldus as well as statistics on actual executions carried out.

See the answer on the next page.