Tell Attorney General Brown ‘Do Not Appeal the Stay: Stop Seeking Executions!’ (Updated)

UPDATE SEPT. 29, 5 p.m. PT: It is with great joy that I announce that your actions have once again had a huge impact; the scheduled execution of Albert Brown in California has been halted. Legal experts had predicted for weeks that the execution would not occur due to the many remaining legal challenges and … Continue reading Tell Attorney General Brown ‘Do Not Appeal the Stay: Stop Seeking Executions!’ (Updated)

Tell Attorney General Brown ‘Do Not Appeal the Stay: Stop Seeking Executions!’ (Updated)

UPDATE SEPT. 29, 5 p.m. PT: It is with great joy that I announce that your actions have once again had a huge impact; the scheduled execution of Albert Brown in California has been halted. Legal experts had predicted for weeks that the execution would not occur due to the many remaining legal challenges and … Continue reading Tell Attorney General Brown ‘Do Not Appeal the Stay: Stop Seeking Executions!’ (Updated)

Calif. Attorney General Says Prop. 209 Unconstitutional in Some Cases

UPDATE: Article by the San Francisco Chronicle's Bob Egelko. California State Attorney General Jerry Brown today filed a brief (PDF) with the state Supreme Court today opining that article 1, section 31 of the California Constitution (Prop. 209) is unconstitutional as applied in certain circumstances. The letter brief was filed in response to the Supreme … Continue reading Calif. Attorney General Says Prop. 209 Unconstitutional in Some Cases