Category Archive: Statewide

Jul 26

News From the Gas Chamber

Working for alternatives to the death penalty Dear Friend, As I sat in the gas chamber, the door clanged shut.  I was alone and suddenly dizzy and disoriented. Fear welled up inside of me. In the profound silence I could hear my heart beat, and realized that people had sat here before me until their heart …

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Sep 03

California’s New OpenJustice Website

On September 2nd this year, the California Department of Justice launched a new website that publishes data about police interactions with the public, including the number of people who die at the hands of police. Called Open Justice, the initiative is being billed as the first of its kind to provide detailed data to the public …

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