Henry Weinstein

Professor of Law and Journalism, UC Irvine

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Professor of Law and Journalism at the University of California-Irvine; former legal affairs writer for the Los Angeles Times

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For five years, California has spent $137 million a year to maintain death row, without executing a single inmate. Death Row now has more than 700 inmates.

California Faces More Delays in Restarting Executions

For five years, California has spent $137 million a year to maintain death row, without executing a single inmate. Death Row now has more than 700 inmates.

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The "deal from Hell" is what Sam Zell calls his purchase of the  Tribune Company , including the  Los Angeles Times .  BusinessWeek magazine calls is " one of the most disastrous  the…

Sam Zell's Deal from Hell

The "deal from Hell" is what Sam Zell calls his purchase of the Tribune Company , including the Los Angeles Times .  BusinessWeek magazine calls is " one of the most disastrous the…

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The  and the   Daily News   have reduced the size of their newsrooms.  The Long Beach Independent has become a bureau of the   Daily Breeze  .

Buyouts Gut the Los Angeles Times

The and the Daily News have reduced the size of their newsrooms. The Long Beach Independent has become a bureau of the Daily Breeze .

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