John Donohue

law professor, Stanford University

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John Donohue is a professor of law at Stanford Law School.

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Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he’s halting the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.

Gov. Newsom halts death penalty, but recent ballot initiatives called for it to continue

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he’s halting the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the country. But they didn’t prevent Ian David Long from owning a gun, even though police had concerns about him.

Understanding gun laws in California

California has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the country. But they didn’t prevent Ian David Long from owning a gun, even though police had concerns about him.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There are some gun control ideas floating around Washington in the wake of last week’s mass school shooting in Florida.

How do other countries prevent mass shootings?

There are some gun control ideas floating around Washington in the wake of last week’s mass school shooting in Florida.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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