Gil Garcetti

former District Attorney of Los Angeles County

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Former District Attorney of Los Angeles County who sought the death penalty in dozens of murder cases

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After 52 hours of deliberation, the jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case ended in mistrial    Saturday   , after the jury found itself deadlocked.

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After 52 hours of deliberation, the jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case ended in mistrial Saturday , after the jury found itself deadlocked.

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Federal Judge Cormac Carney ruled today that “systematic delay” in administering California’s death penalty has made it unconstitutional.

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Federal Judge Cormac Carney ruled today that “systematic delay” in administering California’s death penalty has made it unconstitutional.

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After the State Supreme Court had declared California's death penalty unconstitutional, it was reinstated by the voters who passed  Proposition 7  in 1978.

Prop. 34: The End of the Death Penalty Initiative

After the State Supreme Court had declared California's death penalty unconstitutional, it was reinstated by the voters who passed Proposition 7 in 1978.

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