law professor, Stanford University
John Donohue is a professor of law at Stanford Law School.
Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he’s halting the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.
Mar. 13from 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.
Nov. 8, 2018from 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.
Feb. 21, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Maybe it’s too much for one state agency to oversee everything from power delivery and wildfire prevention to railroads and phones.
Aug. 1from Zócalo's Connecting California
Former special counsel Robert Mueller is appearing in two separate hearings before the House judiciary and intelligence committees.
Jul. 23from News Stories
LGBTQ activist and Democratic donor Ed Buck owns an apartment building where 26-year-old Gemmel Moore died two years ago. This year, another man died in Buck’s apartment.
Jul. 29from Greater LA
Your questions about impeachment, and more
Aug. 7from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Last week's mass shooting in El Paso has been particularly painful for Angelenos, because so many have close ties to that city.
Aug. 8from Greater LA
President Trump says negative economic forecasts are fake news, but he’s also making nervous calls to his friends in the business world to ask if they’re true.
Aug. 16from Left, Right & Center
The 2020 presidential race has a crowded field of competitors, and many are making their way to Los Angeles for fundraisers, rallies, and other events. KCRW is tracking LA visits by…
Jul. 18from News Stories
In its zeal to oppose President Trump at every turn, California risks becoming that the thing that it fears.
Aug. 15from Zócalo's Connecting California
The communities of Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton are recovering after attackers shot and killed at least 34 people and injured dozens more. Erroll Southers, Director of Homegrown…
Aug. 9from KCRW Features