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Recent North Carolina Supreme Court Cases on Capital Punishment

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On September 4, 1979, the North Carolina Supreme Court decided three cases involving the capital punishment sentencing statute, G.S. 15A-2000. This memorandum summarizes the main points in the opinions of the court in these cases. The subjects of discussion pertain to aggravating circumstances, mitigating circumstances, plea bargaining, and other jury instructions.