Are Capital Punishment's Financial Costs Worth It? 

The ACLU is touting a new study suggesting that the death penalty is far more expensive than life in prison.

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At that point, the decision would be back in O'Malley's hands. She will once again have to consider the death penalty's costs, its complications, and its consequences and ask: Is it worth it?

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