The ruling had no immediate impact on cases; they have been halted since 2006 because of problems with lethal injections procedures. If upheld on appeal, however, it could end a California capital punishment system that has been approved by the voters three times.
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Calif. Death Penalty Law Ruled Unconstitutional
- Friday, Jul 25 2014
- Big Law
- Written by PLP Editor
A federal judge has held that California’s death penalty law is unconstitutional. So reports the San Francisco Gate.