http://www.nytimes.com/2003/08/01/national/01PUER.html Jurors in a closely watched federal death penalty case in Puerto Rico acquitted the two defendants Thursday, elating many islanders who had bitterly accused the Justice Department of callously betraying their culture and constitution, which outlaws capital punishment, reports the New York Times. The jury acquitted the men, Joel Rivera Alejandro and Héctor óscar Acosta . . .
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