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Friday, February 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CACJ Commends Governor Newsom for Bold Leadership Regarding Death Penalty »
This morning California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order furthering DNA testing in Kevin Cooper's case. Mr....
Monday, December 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CACJ asks Governor Brown to Commute Death Sentences »
CACJ has joined a growing chorus of organizations asking Governor Brown to issue sentence commutations, especially for tho...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newly released comprehensive report showing a clear decline death penalty sentences »
Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) released a new comprehensive report showing a clear decline in death penalty sente...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assembly & Senate Public Safety Committees held a joint informational hearings on CA death penalty i »
Pictured left is Nancy Haydt, CACJ's Death Penalty Committee Co-Chair, speaking out in support of the repeal measure....
Friday, May 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pfizer Ends the Use of Its Drugs in Executions »
Pfizer joins 20 other pharmaceutical companies in adding restrictions to the use of their drugs for executions. This has c...
Monday, May 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sac Bee: Supreme Court justice blasts California’s death penalty as flawed »
US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said Monday in his dissent for Boyer v Davis that, “ California’s costly adminis...
Friday, October 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statewide ballot initiative in FAVOR of Death Penalty has been filed: Deadline for public to submit »
"Court rulings have prevented the state from executing anyone since 2006. A federal judge ruled that the former method exp...
Tuesday, September 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Death Penalty Initiative Title and Summary Released »
The Justice that Works Act of 2016 - Eliminating the Death Penalty This proposed initiative would prevent a perso...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal judge rules California death penalty is unconstitutional »
"The “random few” who will be executed “will have languished for so long on Death Row that their execution will serve no r...

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