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Jan 03, 2013

DPIC’S YEAR END REPORT: What the Media Are Saying

DPIC’s 2012 Year End Report received exten­sive media cov­er­age in the U.S. and inter­na­tion­al­ly. Coverage includ­ed pieces by the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Associa…

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Dec 10, 2012

How the Death Penalty Might Be Ended in California

In a recent op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle, death penal­ty schol­ar Franklin Zimring sug­gest­ed that the close (52 – 48%) vote in November on California’s Proposition 34 to end cap­i­tal pun­ish­ment means t…

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Nov 29, 2012

EDITORIALS: Oregon’s Life-or-Death Vote”

A recent edi­to­r­i­al in The Oregonian, one of the state’s major news­pa­pers, endorsed a bill in the upcom­ing leg­isla­tive ses­sion that could result in the repeal of the death penal­ty. The bill, to be intro­duced by Rep. Mitch …