California Supreme Court Watch

Feb 01, 2017
#17-44 Briggs v. Brown, S238309

#17-44 Briggs v. Brown, S238309. Original proceeding. The court ordered respondents Jerry Brown, Governor of the State of California, Xavier Becerra, Attorney General of California, and the Judicial Council of California to show cause why the relief sought by petitioners should not be granted. This case presents issues regarding the validity of the Death Penalty Reform and Savings Act of 2016 (Prop. 66, Gen. Elec. (Nov. 8, 2016).

Order to show cause issued: 02/01/17 | Oral Argument: 06/06/2017 | Decided 08/24/2017

Supplemental briefing ordered: 06/09/2017

See the California Supreme Court opinion