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Many Statehouses Debating Capital Punishment

The debate on capital punishment moves into many state capitals after the massive death-row commutations in Illinois earlier this month. Maryland, meanwhile, lifts its moratorium on executions, and elsewhere, lawmakers introduce a variety of death penalty bills. Hear NPR's Cheryl Corley.

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Cheryl Corley is a Chicago-based NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk. She primarily covers criminal justice issues as well as breaking news in the Midwest and across the country.