San Quentin Inmate Scheduled For Death Begins Appeal Process

A convicted murderer who is scheduled to be executed Wednesday began an appeal to a federal appeals court in San Francisco Sunday for a stay of his death penalty.

CBS San Francisco–09/26/2010

California Execution Drug In Short Supply

There could be yet another twist in this week’s scheduled execution of a convicted killer and rapist at San Quentin State Prison.


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Execution Stands: San Francisco Judge Refuses Request

A U.S. District Court Judge refused to block death row inmate Albert Greenwood Brown’s execution. The decision paves the way for California’s first execution in nearly five years.


San Quentin Inmate’s Lawyers Blame Politics For Execution Decision

Lawyers for death row inmate Albert Greenwood Brown point to election-year politics as the reason their client was suddenly scheduled for a lethal injection this week.

CBS San Francisco–09/25/2010

Judge Clears Way For California’s 1st Execution Since ’06

California can proceed with its first execution in more than four years, a federal judge ruled Friday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/24/2010

Refurbished San Quentin Death Chamber Set For Execution

The state’s recently refurbished death chamber at San Quentin State Prison will be ready for a planned execution next week if a federal judge lifts the five-year moratorium on capital punishment in California, according to officials.

CBS San Francisco–09/21/2010