Board of Executive Clemency

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2008

    Trial begins for a Scottsdale vegan who starved his kids

    By Ray Stern Last year, Blair Parker saw his wife, Kimu, sentenced to 30 years in prison for her role in the slow starvation of the Scottsdale couple's three children. With his trial under way today, he's hoping to avoid the same tough penalty. Blair Parker The odds are against him. The facts ... More >>

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Black and White -- and Over

    A state panel again supports a judge's right to speak his mind

  • News

    December 1, 2005

    Judicial Blacklash

    The County Attorney's Office declared war on a respected judge after he called a prosecutor's actions racist

  • News

    June 16, 2005

    Thunder Road

    Luciano Arriaga Jr. was born defiant. Falsely arrested by a nerve-frayed cop, he'd sooner take a chance on resuming his 10-year prison sentence than accept a plea bargain

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    California Roll Nets 10 Years

    The justice system teaches an uppity Mexican a lesson he will never forget

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Justice for Some

    The state clemency board recommended Carol Herriman be released, but other women with similar stories still wait for justice

  • News

    October 2, 1997
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    December 12, 1996

    Tokin' Resistance

    Proposition 200 -- the Drug Medicalization Act -- is causing high anxiety among politicians and lawmen