Franklin Zimring

UC Berkeley Law Professor

UC Berkeley law professor who specializes in criminal justice

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California voters will likely have to decide between two completely opposite death penalty ballot measures this November.

Voters to Decide on Future of California’s Death Penalty

California voters will likely have to decide between two completely opposite death penalty ballot measures this November.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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Lawmakers from Southern California took to Twitter and to the phone lines to let their constituents know they were okay and to condemn Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S.

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Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

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Today the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for inciting an insurrection against the federal government. Ten Republicans broke party ranks to vote in favor.

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“My hospital already feels like a war zone. COVID is already ravaging our country. I did not think we could sink any lower," LA physician Anna Granata told KCRW.

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Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

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President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on January 20 in Washington, D.C.

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LA County continues to be the nation’s hotspot for COVID-19 cases. The county has been averaging around 16,000 new cases every day since the new year.

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Trump supporters gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday to protest the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory.

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