A California deathrow inmate has lost a constitutional challenge arguing the decades that it takes to resolve capital appeals amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
Month: November 2015
Dozen Murders Charged in Norteno Gang Indictment
Nine alleged gang members accused of a dozen murders, racketeering and armed bank robberies face a 73-count indictment Friday following a federal investigation called “Operation
Tucson Council Election System Unconstitutional
Tucson’s hybrid system of electing city council members has been declared unconstitutional because it gives unfair advantage to Democrats over Republicans, a federal appeals court ruled.
Calif Sued Over Elder Patient Dumping
Three nursing home residents and an elder rights group have sued California’s Secretary of Health over alleged failure to protect against the dumping of poor
Freeway Green Light Over Truckee Wetlands
A Washoe County environmental group has failed in its effort to delay a six-lane highway project over Truckee Meadows wetlands near Reno in the group’s
Navy Illegally Aided Civilian Police in Child Porn Case
U.S. Navy criminal investigators violated the 1878 Posse Comitatus Act, which bans the military providing direct assistance to law enforcement, in a Washington state investigation