UPDATE 4/13/12: Superior Court Judge Gregory Weeks will announce his ruling in the lead NC Racial Justice Act case, State of NC v. Marcus Robinson, at 10am on Friday, April 20, 2012, in Courtroom 4A of the Cumberland County Courthouse. Attorneys for death row inmate Marcus Robinson will be available for comment after the announcement. (Via Gerda Stein at Center for Death Penalty Litigation Inc.)
In North Carolina, observers anticipate that Cumberland County Superior Court Judge Gregory Weeks may rule later this month in a case involving that state’s pioneering Racial Justice Act. A recent newspaper article on the case here, and the video below from the ACLU provides some background on the Racial Justice Act.