Robert Weisberg

Stanford University

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Professor of law at Stanford University and director of its Criminal Justice Center

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California's system of capital punishment is dysfunctional, but long delays do not constitute "cruel and unusual punishment" under the Eighth Amendment.

Long Delays in Death Penalty Not Unconstitutional

California's system of capital punishment is dysfunctional, but long delays do not constitute "cruel and unusual punishment" under the Eighth Amendment.

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In Ferguson, Missouri and New York, grand jurors have refused to indict police officers who killed unarmed suspects, leading to protests across the country.

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In Ferguson, Missouri and New York, grand jurors have refused to indict police officers who killed unarmed suspects, leading to protests across the country.

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Three years ago, the US Supreme court ruled that overcrowding in California’s prisons violated prisoners constitutional rights.

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Three years ago, the US Supreme court ruled that overcrowding in California’s prisons violated prisoners constitutional rights.

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