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California Execution

A California appeals court  upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing the Department of Corrections of violating the state constitution's separations of powers clause by making decisions about how to carry out the death penalty rather than receiving specific instructions from the Legislature.

SAN FRANCISCO - A California appeals court upheld the dismissal Friday of a lawsuit accusing the Department of Corrections of violating the state constitution's separations of powers clause by making decisions about how to carry out the death penalty rather than receiving specific instructions from the Legislature. 

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