The Herald Sun: Lawyers: Race sent inmate to death row

“There are 159 inmates on North Carolina’s death row.

The only one from Durham is Isaac Jackson Stroud.

The only reason he’s there is because he’s black, Chapel Hill lawyers William Massengale and Marilyn Ozer contend. But the power of the state’s Racial Justice Act is strong enough to overturn Stroud’s death sentence and make it a term of life in prison without the possibility for parole, the lawyers said in a motion filed last month in Durham County Superior Court.”

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