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Tag: Judge Jeremy Fogel

February 8, 2011 | 2:20 pm

Judge Tours Renovated San Quentin Death Chamber, Will Decide on Lifting Moratorium

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Judge Jeremy Fogel toured San Quentin’s revamped death chamber today in a fact-finding trip meant to help him determine whether to re-start executions by the state. Fogel halted executions in 2006, on grounds that the procedure, as implemented by the state, violated the constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment. Among the problems the judge […]

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