Delaware

Nika Knight, staff writer
In a landmark decision (pdf), the Delaware Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state's death penalty law is unconstitutional. The majority found that the state's death penalty violated the Sixth Amendment, as it allowed a judge to override a jury's recommendation of a life sentence and impose a death sentence instead. The ruling followed a U.S...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer, Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Updated 9:15 pm EST Less than two hours after the polls closed on Tuesday,...

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