Ohio Supreme http://wyso.org en Ohio Death Penalty Committee Looks at Racial Bias http://wyso.org/post/ohio-death-penalty-committee-looks-racial-bias <p>An Ohio Supreme Court committee studying the state&#39;s capital punishment law plans to vote on recommendations today requiring the collection of data to detect racial bias in death penalty cases.</p><p>The data would include a review of past cases as well as collecting information in the future on all homicides that might be eligible for capital punishment.&nbsp; Other recommendations would require prosecutors, lawyers and judges involved in death penalty cases to be trained to protect against racial bias.</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Associated Press 19272 at http://wyso.org