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James Clark is the Death Penalty Repeal Organizer for the ACLU of Southern California and served as the Southern California Coordinator of the YES on Prop 34 Campaign, the ballot initiative to replace California's death penalty. James previously worked as the Coordinator of Georgians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, a nonprofit organization working to end capital punishment in Georgia, where he was a leader in the movement to stop the execution of Troy Davis. James graduated from UCLA with a degree in the Study of Religion before earning a Master's of Divinity at Emory University's Candler School of Theology.
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Add Water and Kill?

By James Clark, ACLU of Southern California at 1:14pm
Just in: another round of documents from The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in response the ACLU of Northern California’s investigation of the state’s desperate, global search for lethal injection drugs.

States Refuse to Give Up Lethal Injection Drug Dealer

By James Clark, ACLU of Southern California at 3:47pm

Prison officials around the country are doing everything possible to hide the source of their execution drugs and protect their dealers. Why?

You may have followed the ongoing news stories about lethal injection drug shortages — and…

Budgeting Life and Death

By James Clark, ACLU of Southern California at 1:42pm

The state of California has no budget, no money for child care centers and college students, and no hope that these problems will be solved anytime soon. But take heart, California, what we do have is a state-of-the-art death chamber. And soon we…

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