Hadar Aviram

law professor at UC Hastings who specializes in criminal justice, civil rights, and politics

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Gov. Newsom wants to move the 700 death row inmates at San Quentin to other maximum security prisons.

Will CA death penalty die out? It’s costing $150M anually, says law professor

Gov. Newsom wants to move the 700 death row inmates at San Quentin to other maximum security prisons.

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