Podcast: California’s Death Penalty U-turns

For decades, California voters and politicians have vacillated over the future of the death penalty. Currently, Governor Gavin Newsom has imposed a moratorium on them and ordered death row at San Quentin State Prison – the largest in the United States – to be emptied. Is this the end of the line for capital punishment in the Golden State – for real?

Host: Gustavo Arellano


Guests: LA Times columnist Patt Morrison

More reading:

California moves forward with plan to close death row

California closes San Quentin death row. It’s his horrible story

Editorial: Dismantle death row, but don’t stop there

Los Angeles Times

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