Protect Innocent People from Execution

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In 2016, ACLU-TN joined with partners and successfully lobbied for SB 2342/HB 2377,  which ensures that innocent people are not executed by requiring that biological evidence collected for death penalty cases be kept until the individual’s execution or completion of sentence.  Public Chapter 988.

CURRENT STATUS: This bill was signed by Governor Bill Haslam on April 27.

TAKE ACTION: Urge legislators to protect innocent people from execution.

2017-03-28T06:53:43-05:00 April 5th, 2016|Categories: Take Action|