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Major Death Penalty Hearing to Be Held Next Week
- Attorney General Landry is partnering with Committee Chairman Sherman Q. Mack on the Hearing to investigate the delay in justice for victims’ families
- Administration of Criminal Justice Committee in the Louisiana House of Representatives will hold the Hearing next Tuesday
- Witness testimony will include hearing from multiple victim family members, Attorney General Landry, experts from the Louisiana Department of Justice, and others

BATON ROUGE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry is partnering with the Louisiana House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee under Committee Chairman Sherman Q. Mack to hold a full Hearing next week on why the State of Louisiana has delayed justice for family members of victims whose killers are still sitting on death row.

Louisiana conducted its last execution in the year 2010, nearly a decade ago. Last year Governor John Bel Edwards legal counsel for the Department of Corrections filed motions in federal court voluntarily agreeing to stay, and delay again, all executions for yet another year.

Witnesses will discuss the issue in front of Members of the Administration of Criminal Justice Committee.

WHO:       Louisiana House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee, Sherman Q. Mack Chairman
                 Attorney General Jeff Landry
                 Victim families
                 Department of Justice Experts on Louisiana’s Death Penalty
WHEN:     9:00 AM, Tuesday, March 12
WHERE:   Louisiana State Capitol, House Committee Room 6
                 900 North Third Street, Baton Rouge
WHY:        To investigate the delay in justice surrounding the lack of death penalty enforcement


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