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Supervisors Rap Bird Court

December 31, 1985

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today voted its disapproval of the California Supreme Court for overturning nearly all the death penalty cases that have come before it while Rose Elizabeth Bird has been chief justice.

Since 1978, a supervisors' resolution said, the court under Bird has overturned 41 out of 44 death sentences. The present at today's board session, Mike Antonovich, Kenneth Hahn and Deane Dana.

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