Lawyers are appealing to the United States Supreme Court in a last-ditch effort to stop the state of Texas from executing their client, Scott Panetti, who has been diagnosed with severe mental illness, including schizophrenia. Defense lawyers argue that the execution of a mentally ill person, who is unable to fully grasp the sentence, violates the...
Out of California’s years-long litigation over reducing the population of...
A California public safety measure to reclassify low-level crimes, including...
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