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Articles by Maura Ewing

‘I Didn’t Lay Down’: How A California Man Convicted Of Murder May Have Saved His Own Life

Death penalty mitigation offers juries a chance to see defendants in a different light

by Maura Ewing, The Appeal

The odds were stacked against Ernesto Martinez. Last fall, he was on trial for a capital offense in a place that has distinguished itself as a leader in condemning people to ...