Why Has It Taken a Decade For AL Death Penalty Trial?

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Kharon Davis was 22 when he was charged with capital murder and jailed in Alabama. Ten years later, he is still there, awaiting a trial that began Monday. He has had two judges, four teams of lawyers and nine trial dates, the first of which was in 2008. It defies any understanding of the right to a speedy trial, says the New York Times . . .

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