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Posted by HI on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 12:15am.

Which of the following statements regarding the case, McClesky v. Kemp (1987), is TRUE?


The Court upheld the constitutionality of the death penalty.

The Court ruled that the death penalty did not violate the Fourteenth Amendment simply because minority defendants were more likely to receive the death penalty than white defendants.

The Court ruled that without evidence that juries intended to discriminate on the basis of race, the unequal distribution of the death penalty did not violate equal protection of the law.

All of the above.

None of the above.

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