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Posted: Monday, December 17, 2007 11:20 am | Updated: 6:15 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

TRENTON, N.J. - Gov. Jon S. Corzine signed into law Monday a measure that abolishes the death penalty, making New Jersey the first state in more than four decades to reject capital punishment.

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