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2013

December 11, 2013
Supreme Court Rejects Murderer's Bid to Restrict Evidence

December 9, 2013
Supreme Court to Review Ruling Overturning Death Sentence

December 2, 2013
Support for Realignment Fades as Crime Increases

October 29, 2013
Realignment’s Assault on Public Safety Continues

October 15, 2013
US Supreme Court Dismisses Prisoner Release Appeal on Procedural Ground

October 15, 2013
Psychiatric Testimony Challenged by Condemned Murderer

September 27, 2013
Poll: Californians Are Concerned about Realignment and Inmate Releases

August 28, 2013
Governor's Stop-Gap Plan on Inmate Releases Ignores Realignment Crime

August 2, 2013
Supreme Court’s Inmate Release Ruling Guarantees More Crime Victims

July 15, 2013
Four California Governors Ask Supreme Court to Delay Inmate Releases

July 11, 2013
Victims’ Group: The Release of More Inmates like Throwing Gas on a Fire

June 19, 2013
Rural California Suffering Under Realignment

June 17, 2013
Supreme Court Rejects Murderer's Claim to Suppress Evidence

June 12, 2013
New FBI Report Shows Disturbing Increase in California Crime

May 17, 2013
Governor & Legislature Fiddle as Realignment Crimes Continue

April 29, 2013
Sweeping Repair of California's Death Penalty to Be Heard Tuesday

April 18, 2013
The Recycling of Criminals Under Realignment

April 15, 2013
Supreme Court to Hear Murderer's Claim to Suppress Evidence

April 2, 2013
The Real Cost of Realignment

March 21, 2013
Governor Brown’s Realignment Protects Criminals While Counties Get Sued

February 22, 2013
Supreme Court to Consider Expanding Death Penalty Appeals

February 20, 2013
Supreme Court Rejects Claim to Apply Deportation Decision Retroactively

February 19, 2013
The New California Crime Wave

February 8, 2013
More Evidence of Rising Crime Under Realignment

January 29, 2013
Dude, Where's My Car?

January 23, 2013
FBI Report Shows California Crime Rose Sharply in 2012

2012

December 27, 2012
Under Realignment, Serious Criminals are Classified as "Low Risk"

November 28, 2012
Serious Criminals, Including Sex Offenders, Are Walking Free Under Realignment

November 15, 2012
State Clings to a False Narrative About Realignment

November 7, 2012
The Voters Have Spoken. Now It's Time to Enforce the Death Penalty.

October 29, 2012
Criminals Flooding In and Out of County Jails Under Realignment

October 26, 2012
Supreme Court Reviews Criminal's Bid to Avoid Deportation

October 24, 2012
No Celebration on the Anniversiary of Governor's Realignment

October 8, 2012
High Court Lets Stand CA Death Sentence Reinstated Twice Before

September 24, 2012
Lives Lost, Serious Crime Rising Under Governor's Realignment Law

September 20, 2012
Realigned Inmates Changing Jails Into County Prisons

August 21, 2012
California Supreme Court Cracks Down on Abusive Death Penalty Appeals

August 21, 2012
Realignment Continuing to Drive Up Crime Across California

August 10, 2012
Valdez Murders Show Why Death Penalty is Needed

July 16, 2012
Realignment's Revolving Door Causing Increased Crime

July 6, 2012
Victim's Rights Group Denounces 7-Year Delay in Scott Peterson's Appeal

June 20, 2012
Under Realignment: "Ain’t no one really worried about going to jail"

June 1, 2012
Victims' Group Says Realignment Supporters Are "Out of Touch"

May 21, 2012
More Evidence of Increased Crime Due to Realignment

May 14, 2012
CJLF Seeks Ruling to Remove Death Penalty Initiative

April 26, 2012
Crime Increasing Under Governor Brown's Realignment Law

April 19, 2012
Murder Victim’s Family Sues to Enforce California Death Penalty

April 18, 2012
Press Conference: Legal Action to Force Resumptions of Executions in CA

April 10, 2012
Counties Struggling to Handle Wave of So-called "Low Risk" Offenders

March 15, 2012
Legal Group Says Realignment Plan = More Crime Victims

March 3, 2012
Lawsuit for Felon Voting Rights Challenged

February 17, 2012
Supreme Court Supreme Court to Review Stolen Valor Act
     (United States v. Alvarez)

January 11, 2012
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Eyewitness Testimony
     (Perry v. New Hampshire)

2011

December 16, 2011
Legal Group: Executions Can Continue Despite Judges Ruling

November 18, 2011
California Could Resume Executions Soon, Victims’ Rights Group Says

October 31, 2011
Criminal Claims Eyewitness Testimony is Unconstitutional
     (Perry v. New Hampshire)

October 27, 2011
Criminals Claim They Were Entitled to a Better Deal
     (Missouri v. Frye / Lafler v. Cooper)

October 3, 2011
Supreme Court to Consider Double Murderer's Bid for Habeas Review
     (Maples v. Thomas)

October 3, 2011
Supreme Court to Consider Expanding the Right to Counsel
     (Martinez v. Ryan)

August 22, 2011
Ron Paul Criticized for Death Penalty Stance

July 26, 2011
Brown Nominates Death Penalty Opponent to Supreme Court

June 16, 2011
Supreme Court Decision Narrows Exclusionary Rule
     (Davis v. United States)

May 19, 2011
Goodwin Liu Nomination Blocked

April 28, 2011
Study Refutes Claims Against Connecticut Death Penalty

April 5, 2011
Legal Group: Dumping Felons in Counties Will Increase Violent Crime

April 4, 2011
Supreme Court Reinstates California Death Sentence
     (Cullen v. Pinholster)

March 29, 2011
Supreme Court Drops DMV Record Challenge
     (Tolentino v. New York)

March 18, 2011
Supreme Court Considers Limiting Exclusionary Rule
     (Davis v. United States)

March 18, 2011
Does an Illegal Traffic Stop Require Exclusion of a Criminal's Record?
     (Tolentino v. New York)

February 23, 2011
Unanimous Supreme Court Overturns Ninth Circuit in Murder Case
     (Walker v. Martin)

January 19, 2011
Supreme Court Rejects Ninth Circuit Ruling in Oregon Murder Case
     (Premo v. Moore)

January 19, 2011
Supreme Court Rebukes Ninth Circuit in Unanimous Decision
     (Harrington v. Richter)