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California Death Penalty and Rape Culture in Hollywood

The California Supreme Court is set today to hear arguments in a case challenging the Death Penalty Initiative (Proposition 66), a ballot measure aimed at speeding up the state’s death penalty appeals process. Hosts Mitch Jeserich and Cat Brooks discuss with Attorney Aundre Herron Board Member at Death Penalty Focus. Her latest piece “Proposition 66 Watch” can be found at deathpenalty.org. The hearing can be heard live at the California Courts. Click here.

Then, as Bill Cosby’s trial begins, Mitch Jeserich and Cat Brooks examine Hollywood’s rape culture at large with Melissa Silverstein, contributing writer at The Guardian, founder and editor of Women and Hollywood, and Artistic Director and co-founder of the Athena Film Festival.

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