Don Heller

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Sacramento attorney in private practice; former prosecutor

Don Heller on KCRW

LA District Attorney Steve Cooley is more than impatient about the death penalty in California. The population of death row is 725, and there's been no execution since 2006.

Can LA's District Attorney Dust Off the Death Penalty?

LA District Attorney Steve Cooley is more than impatient about the death penalty in California. The population of death row is 725, and there's been no execution since 2006.

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