Richard Schmitt

Staff Reporter, Los Angeles Times

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Former New York federal judge  Michael Mukasey  is  President Bush's nominee  to be the next  Attorney General  of the United States.

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There are 3300 convicts on death row in the United States—more than 600 in California alone.  Just 53 people were executed last year.

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Washington Federal District Court today, Judge Reggie Walton has ruled that  Lewis "Scooter" Libby , former chief-of-staff for Vice President Dick Cheney, should go to jail, even…

Judge Won't Delay Libby's Prison Sentence

In Washington Federal District Court today, Judge Reggie Walton has ruled that Lewis "Scooter" Libby , former chief-of-staff for Vice President Dick Cheney, should go to jail, even…

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