1 Cited authority

  1. Jones v. Chappell

    31 F. Supp. 3d 1050 (C.D. Cal. 2014)   Cited 44 times
    Holding that California's “dysfunctional” death penalty system, in which only 13 of over 900 individuals sentenced to death since 1978 have been executed, violates the Eighth Amendment because it is “arbitrary” and “serves no penological purpose” and therefore vacating the death sentence of an inmate on death row for 19 years