Judge Rules in Favor of Media in Death Penalty Case.

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As reported by 48 Hills, a federal judge has ruled in favor of media outlets: the Los Angeles Times, KQED and 48 Hills, to allow them the right to observe all stages of an execution as a representative of the people. In April, the media outlets had filed a lawsuit demanding that the entire death penalty process be opened to the news media. In his decision, fudge Richard Seeborg stated that the plaintiffs had a right as the representatives of the public to view every part of the execution process, including the mixing of the chemicals and the medical intervention if the inmate didn't die from the lethal injection. Deputy Attorney General Jay Goldman argued...

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