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The Death Penalty in California

The American Civil Liberties Union issued a report on March 29, 2010 regarding the use of capital punishment in California. The report “Death Decline in 2009: Los Angeles Holds California Back as Nation Shifts to Permanent Imprisonment” found a number of startling facts regarding the death penalty in the nation’s most populous state, including the […]

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New Death Sentence Issued in Nueces County

On March 5, 2010, a Nueces County jury sentenced Daniel Lopez to death for the 2009 murder of Corpus Christi Police Officer, Stuart Alexander. Lopez is the second new death conviction of 2010.