Scott Peterson Death Sentence Overturned By State Supreme Court; New Penalty Phase Trial OrderedMore than 15 years after the Christmas Eve murder of pregnant Modesto schoolteacher Laci Peterson grabbed national headlines, the California Supreme Court tossed out the death sentence of her husband, Scott Peterson, and ordered a new penalty phase trial.
State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peterson's Death Sentence AppealMore than 15 years after the Christmas Eve murder of pregnant Modesto schoolteacher Laci Peterson grabbed national headlines, Scott Peterson's attorney will ask the California Supreme Court Tuesday to reverse his death sentence, claiming the media attention did not allow him a fair trial.
Gov. Newsom Calls Death Penalty 'A Failure'; Halts State ExecutionsThe clock stopped ticking Wednesday for more than 730 inmates housed on San Quentin's Death Row including Scott Peterson, Richard Allen Davis and Cary Stayner after Gov. Gavin Newsom officially signed a moratorium on executions.
PHOTOS: Work Crew Dismantles San Quentin's Death ChamberIt was a simple sentence posted on the door to San Quentin Prison's death chamber, but its impact sparked a debate across California and the nation.
Death Penalty Tossed In '83 Double Murder; Ruling May Affect Peterson CaseThe California Supreme Court on Monday tossed out the death sentence of a man convicted of murdering rock guitarist Dave Navarro’s mother and her friend nearly 30 years ago - a ruling that could affect the cases of Scott Peterson and other death row inmates.
Scott Peterson Files Appeal Of Death Sentence From San QuentinScott Peterson on Thursday filed the automatic appeal of his 2004 death sentence to the California Supreme Court, maintaining as he always has that he had nothing to do with the murders of his wife Laci and unborn son Connor.
San Jose Teen’s Grade Viewer App Gets Cool ReceptionA San Jose teen who developed a hot iPhone application to easily view high school grades is getting a cool reception from the company behind the student data.
Lawyer Seeks More Time To File Scott Peterson Appeal Scott Peterson has asked the California Supreme Court for more time to appeal his death penalty conviction.
Wife Killer Scott Peterson Mistress Sued Over Book Deal The former mistress of convicted wife killer Scott Peterson was sued by a California author who claims Amber Frey failed to cooperate in the writing of a book and screenplay.