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Blog / March 10, 2017

Proposition 66 Watch

It passed by the slimmest of margins in November’s election, but Prop 66 has been stayed by the California Supreme Court since a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality was filed in the aftermath of the election. DPF board member and death penalty attorney Aundre Herron brings us up to date on the latest developments in the legal challenges facing this problematic initiative.

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Blog / March 10, 2017

In Brief: March 2017

Across the country, states, legislatures, and the courts found themselves grappling with death penalty issues. We look at some of the more significant developments .

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Blog / February 10, 2017

Five states put repeal on the table 

For whatever reason - cost, racial disparity, wrongful conviction - five states are now looking at repealing and replacing the death penalty.

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