We’ve discussed the new Harvard Law School report before, insofar as it concerns prosecutors (read our post here).
However, this week’s New York Times Magazine has taken a different view on that new research report and it’s very interesting.
Read the 55-page report from Harvard’s Fair Punishment Project, entitled "Too Broken to Fix" here.
The New York Times delves into the national map and considers the ramifications of the report’s finding that only 2% (that’s right, two percent) of the counties in the United States are tied to most of the Death Row convictions in this nation.
Sixteen counties specifically, all within 7 states, and all located in the South or on the West Coast.
List of Florida Counties in the Harvard Report’s Death Penalty Two Percent
Included here are the following counties in the State of Florida: