Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reached a verdict Friday afternoon as they try to determine if he should be sentenced to life in prison or executed.
California’s attorney general has filed court papers defending the constitutionality of the state’s death penalty.
Liz Saint John interviews three guests every Sunday morning covering a variety of issues and topics. She talks with representatives from Bay Area non-profit organizations, documentary filmmakers, authors, and professors. 1. Bryan Stevenson, Founder and […]
Harris calls the decision a “flawed ruling” and said she will ask the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn the decision by U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney.
A man facing the death penalty for allegedly killing and sexually assaulting a woman 25 years ago has pleaded not guilty in San Mateo County Superior Court.
Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said properly trained firing squads are a “foolproof” way to quickly execute an inmate .
A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled California’s death penalty unconstitutional.
Volunteers who have spent countless hours searching, without success, for Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar filled a San Jose courtroom Friday to show support for her family as the man accused of murdering her suspect made his first court appearance since prosecutors announced they would seek the death penalty.
KCBS interviews Stanford Law Professeor Robert Weisberg who says the death penalty is highly paradoxical since the U.S. allows executions, but then says it should be done humanely.
The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that it will seek the death penalty for the man accused of fatally shooting an 8-year-old girl during a sleepover at an East Oakland home last July.