No. A151732.

30 Cal.App.5th 105 (2018)

MITCHELL SIMS et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. SCOTT KERNAN, as Secretary of Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, etc., et al., Defendants and Respondents.

Court of Appeals of California, First District, Division Four.

December 14, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

ACLU Foundation of Northern California, Linda Cheng Yee Lye , Kathleen Guneratne , Shilpi Agarwal ; Covington & Burling, Donald W. Brown , Michael E. Bowlus , Mitchell Aaron Kamin , Mark Chen and KeAndra Barlow for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

Xavier Becerra , Attorney General, Thomas S. Patterson , Assistant Attorney General, Tamar Pachter and Jose A. Zelidon-Zepeda , Deputy Attorneys General, for Defendants and Respondents.


California law provides that the death penalty shall be inflicted by either lethal gas or by "an intravenous injection of a substance or substances in a lethal quantity sufficient to cause death, by standards established under the direction of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation." (Pen. Code, &...

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