Franklin Zimring

UC Berkeley Law Professor

UC Berkeley law professor who specializes in criminal justice

Franklin Zimring on KCRW

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

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