Esteban Nunez

Cast member Arnold Schwarzenegger arrives at the film premiere of 'The Expendables 2' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood California on August 15, 2012. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Judge: Schwarzenegger Didn’t Break Law With Sentence Commutation

A Sacramento County superior court judge ruled Friday that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger didn’t break any laws when he cut the manslaughter sentence for the son of a political ally just hours before leaving office last year.

09/07/2012

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Brown Signs Commutation Bill Limiting CA Governor

Gov. Jerry Brown is responding to a controversial decision by former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger by signing a bill that slows down the governor’s ability to grant clemency to convicted criminals.

10/03/2011

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (right) and former Assembly speaker Fabian Nunez. (credit: Getty Images)

Ex-Assembly Leader Angers Family Of Slain Student

Former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez has angered the parents of a 22-year-old college student who was stabbed to death, after Nunez said his son’s manslaughter sentence in the case was politically motivated.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/11/2011

In this Wednesday, March 18, 2009, file photo, former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez, right, and his son Esteban Núñez, left, leave a hearing in Superior Court in San Diego. (credit: AP Photo/ Denis Poroy, File)

Nunez Speaks Out On Schwarzenegger Commutation

The former Assembly speaker said that his biggest mistake and regret was interfering with his son’s legal team when Esteban Nunez was to be tried for his role in the 2008 killing of Luis Santos.

05/18/2011

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (right) and former Assembly speaker Fabian Nunez. (credit: Getty Images)

DA Wants Court To Overturn Schwarzenegger Commutation

The San Diego District Attorney has filed a civil lawsuit to try to reinstate the full 16-year sentence for Esteban Nunez.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/12/2011

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Former Governor Confirms He Helped Out A Political Friend By Shortening A Prison Sentence

Family members of slain Mesa College student Luis dos Santos who are fighting to reverse the eleventh hour commutation of a man involved in their son’s murder may have grounds to file another case.

04/19/2011

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Schwarzenegger Makes Snoring Sounds When Questioned About Reducing Nunez Prison Sentence

Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made snoring sounds when reporter Dave Bryan questioned him about reducing the prison sentence for Estaban Nunez, son of former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez.

04/14/2011

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Lawmakers Push For Inmates To Notify Families Of Early Release

Legislation calling for prisoners applying for early release to notify prosecutors and families 30 days before the governor can act is one step closer to becoming law.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/23/2011

In this Wednesday, March 18, 2009, file photo, former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez, right, and his son Esteban Núñez, left, leave a hearing in Superior Court in San Diego. (credit: AP Photo/ Denis Poroy, File)

Calif. GOP Denounces Schwarzenegger Clemency

The California Republican Party has denounced the decision by former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to commute the sentence of the son of a political ally.

03/20/2011

In this Wednesday, March 18, 2009, file photo, former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez, right, and his son Esteban Núñez, left, leave a hearing in Superior Court in San Diego. (credit: AP Photo/ Denis Poroy, File)

Family To Sue Schwarzenegger For Nunez Sentence Reduction

The family of a boy stabbed to death at San Diego State will sue Arnold Schwarzenegger over a sentence reduction for the son of former Speaker Fabian Nuñez.

01/20/2011

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (right) and former Assembly speaker Fabian Nunez. (credit: Getty Images)

Calif. Bill Would Bar Last-Minute Clemency, Pardons

A state assemblyman is seeking a constitutional amendment that would prohibit a California governor from issuing last-minute pardons and commutations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2011

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Lawsuit May Be Filed Over One Of Schwarzengger’s Final Acts As Governor

A grieving father says he plans to sue over one of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s last acts as governor.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/12/2011

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Is This Really How Gov. Schwarzenegger Wants To Be Remembered?

Nevermind that 21-year-old Esteban reportedly bragged that his dad’s political pull would get him out of trouble; the real issue is why the Governor would want to leave Sacramento with this as his legacy.

01/04/2011

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DA: Arnold’s Political Ties Cut Jail Time For Nunez

As the former prosecutor in the case, San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis says she’s shocked by Arnold Schwarzenegger’s decision just hours before he left office.

01/03/2011

Esteban Nunez, son of former California Speaker Fabian Nunez (CBS)

Schwarzenegger Reduces Sentence For Esteban Nunez

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has commuted the manslaughter sentence of Esteban Nunez, the son of former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2011

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