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Committee on Revision of the Penal Code

-- Last revised 3/30/21 --

Meeting of the Committee on Revision of the Penal Code

Email Notification of Meeting Materials | PDF Version (may not be as current) | Prior Meeting Agendas

March 25 & 26, 2021
Video Conferencing

March 25, 2021 -- 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  1. Capital Punishment

      Capital Punishment in California
      Memorandum 2021-04 (3/12/21)
           Download PDF file: Memo
      First Supplement to Memorandum 2021-04 (3/19/21)
            Download PDF file: Memo
      Second Supplement to Memorandum 2021-04 (3/22/21)
            Download PDF file: Memo

  2. Discussion Panel 1: History/Constitutional Issues/Innocence & Costs

    • Carol Steiker, Co-Director, Criminal Justice Policy Program at Harvard Law School - Panelist Materials

    • Jordan Steiker, Director, University of Texas at Austin School of Law Capital Punishment Center - Panelist Materials

    • Sean Kennedy, Executive Director, Center for Juvenile Law and Policy, Loyola Law School

  3. Discussion Panel 2: Racial & Geographic Bias/Mental Health

    • Elisabeth Semel, Director, UC Berkeley Death Penalty Clinic - Panelist Materials

    • Steve Shatz, Professor Emeritus, University of San Francisco

    • Dr. Sherod Thaxton, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law - Panelist Materials

    • Dr. George Woods, President, International Academy of Law and Mental Health

  4. General Public Comment

    The public may address the Committee. The Chair may set reasonable limits on the time allowed for each person or group to speak.

March 26, 2021 -- 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  1. New Business

    The Committee will consider matters presented earlier in the meeting.

  2. Administrative Matters

    Report of Executive Director
    Oral Report. May include budget, personnel, contract, meeting schedule, attendance, or other current administrative matters.

    Draft Minutes of February Meeting
    Memorandum 2021-05 (3/12/21)
         Download PDF file: Memo