In this photograph from September 2013, death row inmate Douglas Ray Stankewitz sits in Fresno County Superior Court, awaiting a retrial of his death sentence. On Friday, April 14, 2017, lawyers for Stankewitz, who has been on California’s death row longer than any other inmate, sought a gag order against a retired Fresno appellate justice who prosecuted Stankewitz in the 1970s. The motion was denied.
In this photograph from September 2013, death row inmate Douglas Ray Stankewitz sits in Fresno County Superior Court, awaiting a retrial of his death sentence. On Friday, April 14, 2017, lawyers for Stankewitz, who has been on California’s death row longer than any other inmate, sought a gag order against a retired Fresno appellate justice who prosecuted Stankewitz in the 1970s. The motion was denied. MARK CROSSE Fresno Bee file
In this photograph from September 2013, death row inmate Douglas Ray Stankewitz sits in Fresno County Superior Court, awaiting a retrial of his death sentence. On Friday, April 14, 2017, lawyers for Stankewitz, who has been on California’s death row longer than any other inmate, sought a gag order against a retired Fresno appellate justice who prosecuted Stankewitz in the 1970s. The motion was denied. MARK CROSSE Fresno Bee file

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Judge denies motion to gag retired Fresno judge who prosecuted Stankewitz

April 14, 2017 3:20 PM

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