Dylann Roof Case Study

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On Tuesday January 10, 2017 twelve federal jurors came to the decision that Dylann Roof, the man who killed nine people in a 2015 massacre at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina be put to death on the account of federal murder and hate crimes charges. Judge Richard Gergel formally sentenced Dylann Roof, an openly white supremacist, on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. eastern time. A group of defense attorneys who worked on behalf of Roof stated that by deciding on the death penalty it means that the case will not be over for a “very long time.” The jurors didn’t even bother looking at Roof when they came in with the verdict. Instead the jurors looked in the direction of the victims’ families. Roof, who was looking away from the
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