Prosecutor: death penalty isn’t deterrent for crime because it’s ‘never carried out’

16th Circuit Solicitor Kevin Brackett said the death penalty option in South Carolina is not a deterrent for crime because "it is never carried out." Brackett said the death penalty law "overpromises and severely underdelivers."
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16th Circuit Solicitor Kevin Brackett said the death penalty option in South Carolina is not a deterrent for crime because "it is never carried out." Brackett said the death penalty law "overpromises and severely underdelivers."

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