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Death Penalty Author Testifies Against Law

Justice Paul Pfeifer helped write Ohio's death penalty law as a state Senator in 1981.
December 15, 2011

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Paul Pfeifer helped craft Ohio’s death penalty statute in 1981. Now he think it should be abandoned.

Should Ohio’s Death Penalty Be Changed? Abolished?

Posted: December 15, 2011

Ohio Supreme Court justice Paul Pfeifer is calling for the end of Ohio’s death penalty, calling it a “death lottery.” Supporters say it’s a just punishment and deterrent to crime. Should Ohio’s death penalty be changed? Should it be abolished?