Death Penalty

In this handout photo provided by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, staff members dismantle the death row lethal injection facility at San Quentin State Prison on March 13, 2019 in San Quentin, California.
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Jeffrey Schaub
July 25, 2019 - 9:53 am
Despite a moratorium on capital punishment, California prosecutors continue to pursue death-penalty cases.
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Doug Sovern
April 17, 2019 - 10:51 am
In his first 100 days as California's governor, Gavin Newsom has surprised some observers with how he's handled his first three months.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a moratorium on capital punishment on March 13, 2019.
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Doug Sovern
March 14, 2019 - 8:37 am
Opponents of capital punishment seized on Gov. Newsom's moratorium on execution and quickly announced they will again attempt to abolish the death penalty in California.
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In this May 16, 2018 file photo Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif asks questions during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feinstein says she no longer supports the death penalty, a significant policy shift as she seek
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May 23, 2018 - 1:47 pm
A reversal of decades-long support that comes during a primary campaign where her stiffest challenge is from a fellow Democrat who is trying to outflank her with the party's base...
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