California Faces More Delays in Restarting Executions

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For five years, California has spent $137 million a year to maintain death row, without executing a single inmate. Death Row now has more than 700 inmates. Yesterday, the Schwarzenegger Administration gave up on executing condemned rapist and killer Albert Greenwood Brown, Jr. tonight, saying there was no time to deal with legal issues before a drug loses its potency on Friday. Henry Weinstein is former LA Times reporter who now teaches law and journalism at the University of California-Irvine.

Credits

Guest:
Henry Weinstein - Professor of Law and Journalism, UC Irvine

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Frances Anderton