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Behind Bars: The CA Death Sentence and Paul Manafort

Behind Bars: The CA Death Sentence and Paul Manafort

Skimm This - March 13, 2019 - 13:10

California Governor Gavin Newsom hit ‘pause’ on capital punishment in his state. Opening up the floor for a national debate on the death penalty. In other criminal justice news, a judge tacked on more federal prison time for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Now, prosecutors in New York want in on the action. Also on today’s episode: the US jumps on the ‘ground the Boeing Max 8’ bandwagon, and Judge Judy gets a nod from the TV Academy.PS: Want to tell us about the Judge Judy in your life? Leave us a voicemail at 646-461-6370.

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