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2000 in Review: Ryna Joins Dealth Penalty Fight, Seeks ‘Moral Certainty’

To many of its supporters, the death penalty helps balance the scales of justice. But on Jan. 31, Republican Gov. George H. Ryan–”a longtime proponent–”imposed a moratorium on executions and promised to review the state’s capital punishment system. “Until I can be sure that everyone sentenced to death in Illinois is truly guilty, until I […]