Michigan Jurors May Impose First Death Penalty Sentence in 72 Years

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The State of Michigan does not approve of the death penalty; capital punishment was removed from the state statutes as a sentencing option in 1847.

In fact, Michigan was the first state in the union to abolish the death penalty -- and Michigan has stood fast on its position against killing as punishment for 163 years now.

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