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Fred Karger is a former actor, a former senior political consultant for California governor George Deukmejian and presidents Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, a gay rights advocate, the author of Fred Who? Political Insider to Outsider, and a candidate for the Republican nomination for president in 2012. … Continue reading
You Be the Tenth Justice: Is Sentencing a Minor Convicted of Murder to Life Without Parole ”Cruel and Unusual”?
Back in the day, if a teenager was tried as an adult and found guilty of capital murder, he could be sentenced to death. This was referred to as the “juvenile death penalty,” though in fact the last time a minor was actually executed in the United states was in … Continue reading
[Press release from the SAFE California Campaign, September 22, 2011] A new poll released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) showed 54% of Californians prefer life imprisonment with no possibility of parole, with only 39% preferring the death penalty. The PPIC report shows a clear preference for … Continue reading