Board of Executive Clemency

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2008
  • 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
  • News

    December 12, 1996

    Tokin' Resistance

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