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California Death Row Inmates Remain Stuck In High Security Limbo

This fall, voters in California may get to weigh in on two very different ballot measures on capital punishment — one to ban the death penalty and another to expedite executions. California still sentences convicted murderers to death, but there hasn't been an execution there since 2006. That's when a federal judge suspended capital punishment. On a rare tour of San Quentin State Prison, NPR found death row inmates stuck in high security limbo.


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