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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
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Death penalty for cop killer

SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court affirmed the death penalty for a man who killed a police officer during a traffic stop to avoid arrest. Though he was under the influence of illegal and prescription drugs, he failed to show that this kept him from having the mental state to be convicted for first-degree murder.

Read the ruling here.

Categories / Appeals, Briefs, Criminal

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