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“Geographic arbitrariness? County court variation in capital prosecution and sentencing in Pennsylvania” article published

A new article was recently published in Criminology & Public Policy titled “Geographic arbitrariness? County court variation in capital prosecution and sentencing in Pennsylvania.” The article is published by Jeffery Ulmer, CJRC Faculty Affiliate, Gary Zajac, CJRC Managing Director, and John Kramer, CJRC Faculty Affiliate. This article reports on county-based differences in outcomes in capital case prosecution in Pennsylvania, deriving from a larger study of disparity in death sentencing conducted by the authors.