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March 7 - 13, 2003
Death row's nominee for peace prize might be helped by high-court ruling on racial bias.
March 7 - 13, 2003
Web Exclusive: What They Said
More from the interviews with Stanley 'Tookie' Williams and prosecutor Robert Martin.
Feb. 28 - Mar. 6, 2003
Trouble for a New Death Row
Legislatures top budget expert against Gov. Davis' $220 million plan.
Feb. 21 - 27, 2003
Freedom From the Test
Mass IQ exam at San Quentin called off
Feb. 7 - 13, 2003
Whats really behind Gray Davis push for a 1,000-bed death row?
Jan. 17 - 23, 2003
The Accidental Hero
Illinois Governor Ryan and the death penalty.
Nov. 29 - Dec. 5, 2002
Mercy on Death Row
The first death-row inmate to be spared since the high courts ban on executing the mentally retarded.
November 22 - 28, 2002
IQ tests for all San Quentins death-row inmates worry attorneys
November 15 - 21, 2002
A Third Reprieve
One of Californias most notorious death-row inmates wants to be spared again
November 8 - 14, 2002
A Killer's Plea
Clarence Ray Jr.s defense wants Californias highest court to spare his life because hes mentally retarded
June 28 - July 4, 2002
Who Should Die?
Executing a mentally retarded death-row inmate is cruel and unusual punishment, the nation's highest court ruled last week.
Also, The Ultimate Test - deciding who to spare.
The County's 10 - death-row inmates and mental retardation.
Excerpts - from the mouths of justices.
March 1 - 7, 2002
Justice Faces I.Q. Test
Likely ruling could spare mentally retarded on Californias death row
February 15 - 21, 2002
Considering death row's mentally retarded inmates
February 1 - 7, 2002
The Killing Routine
Stephen Wayne Andersons final 15 minutes
March 9 - 15, 2001
The Insane System
Judge considers whether convicted killer is mentally fit to halt his appeals
March 10 - 16, 2000
''Crimes We Abhor''
The state prepares to kill a killer
April 9 - 16, 1999
Dead Man Standing
February 12 - 18, 1999
The Quietest Killing
Silent night for Siripongs
February 5 - 11, 1999
Gov. Davis to rule on execution appeal
December 18 - 24, 1998
Death Row Reprieve
Ruling stalls execution for Kelly, dozens more
December 11 - 17, 1998
Dance With Death
Nov. 26 - Dec. 3, 1998
Cant Kill for Trying
November 6 - 12, 1998
May 22 - 28, 1998
For jurors, Kelly trial lasted way too long
May 15 - 21, 1998
Where experts divide, jury must decide
April 31 - May 7, 1998
Court weighs Kelly's mental state; Lungren presses execution date
April 24 - 30, 1998
A Matter of Life or Death
Condemned prisoners sanity trial begins
April 10 - 16, 1998
Convicted murderer Horace Kelly is scheduled to be put to death. Why? His lawyers failed to file his federal appeal.
Also, Death Defying
Saving a killer deemed too crazy to die