PRNewswire: N.C. Resident Questions State’s Use of Death Penalty in Federal Court

N.C. resident Donna Pilch filed a lawsuit in federal court which questions whether it is constitutional for North Carolina to use the death penalty when it is allegedly using questionable science and methods to convict people. The lawsuit names Attorney General Roy Cooper as the defendant, because he is responsible for the State Bureau of Investigation, which, according to an audit done by a former FBI agent, has been using questionable science in its serology (blood) and ballistics units.

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