Esteban Nunez

Judge: Schwarzenegger Didn't Break Law With Sentence CommutationA 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.
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.
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.
Nunez Speaks Out On Schwarzenegger CommutationThe 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.
DA Wants Court To Overturn Schwarzenegger CommutationThe San Diego District Attorney has filed a civil lawsuit to try to reinstate the full 16-year sentence for Esteban Nunez.
Former Governor Confirms He Helped Out A Political Friend By Shortening A Prison SentenceFamily 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.
Schwarzenegger Makes Snoring Sounds When Questioned About Reducing Nunez Prison SentenceFormer 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.
Lawmakers Push For Inmates To Notify Families Of Early ReleaseLegislation 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.
Calif. GOP Denounces Schwarzenegger ClemencyThe California Republican Party has denounced the decision by former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to commute the sentence of the son of a political ally.
Family To Sue Schwarzenegger For Nunez Sentence ReductionThe 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.
Calif. Bill Would Bar Last-Minute Clemency, PardonsA state assemblyman is seeking a constitutional amendment that would prohibit a California governor from issuing last-minute pardons and commutations.
Lawsuit May Be Filed Over One Of Schwarzengger's Final Acts As GovernorA grieving father says he plans to sue over one of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s last acts as governor.