California Supreme Court begins hearing arguments on Proposition 66

On June 6th the California Supreme Court began hearing arguments on the constitutionality of Proposition 66, the voter-passed initiative to speed up executions. Narrowly approved by 51 percent of the voters in November 2016, Proposition 66 requires that all appeals and legal challenges to a death sentence in California state courts be completed within five years. Since all death penalty cases have to go straight from the trial court to the California Supreme Court, Proposition 66 has the potential to severely hinder the ability of the California Supreme Court to properly perform it’s functions. A more glaring fact is that California will risk executing innocent life. Stay up to date as the constitutionality of Proposition 66 is debated by getting involved with a local organization and becoming an advocate for life! 

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