Fabian Nunez

Arnold Schwarzenegger (Photo creedit by Getty Images)

Judge Rules Schwarzenegger Sentence Reduction Didn’t Break Law

A California judge has ruled that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger didn’t break any laws when he cut the manslaughter sentence for the son of a political ally just hours before leaving office last year.


Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (AP)

Suit Seeks To Nullify Schwarzenegger Commutation

A lawsuit seeks to nullify Arnold Schwarzenegger’s commutation of a prison sentence for a political ally’s son shortly before his term as California governor ended in January.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011

Schwarzenegger To Play Cartoon Superhero

Schwarzenegger Says Commutation Was To Help Friend

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he was helping a friend when he commuted the sentence of the son of a political ally.

CBS San Francisco–04/19/2011

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (AP)

Victim’s Family Sues Schwarzenegger Over Clemency

Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is being sued for shortening the sentence of former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez’s son.


California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Bill Would Bar Last-Minute Clemency, Pardons

A state assemblyman is seeking a constitutional amendment that would prohibit a California governor from issuing last-minute pardons and commutations.

CBS San Francisco–01/14/2011

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (AP)

Schwarzenegger Apologizes To Victim’s Family Over Clemency

Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly has apologized for not informing a slain man’s family he was cutting the prison term of one of the two people involved in the killing.

CBS San Francisco–01/12/2011

Esteban Nunez headshot, son of former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez charged with murder (AP)

Schwarzenegger Reduces Sentence For Son Of Ex-Assembly Speaker

The victim’s father said politics had no place in interfering with justice.