Kamala Harris Gets Married at County Courthouse

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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One day after California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced she’d take legal action to defend California’s much debated death penalty law, Harris quietly tied the knot last Friday at the Santa Barbara County courthouse with Douglas Emhoff, a Los Angeles based attorney, in a ceremony presided over by her sister, Maya Harris.

While details on the nuptials remain sparse, Harris proved vocal about her decision to appeal a ruling by federal judge Cormac J. Carney, who concluded last month that California’s death penalty has become so dysfunctional as to constitute cruel and unusual punishment and hence, unconstitutional.

Because the ultimate punishment is so rarely implemented in California, Carney argued, death row inmates are seven times more likely to die from old age or suicide than a lethal injection. This, he claimed, undermined any value it might have in terms of deterrence or retribution. Harris described Carney’s reasoning as “flawed,” adding his conclusions were “not supported by law.”


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Barry thought she was hot. Sorry there are no photos. Michelle can breathe easier now.

JarvisJarvis (anonymous profile)
August 26, 2014 at 3:59 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Jarvis, the pathetic perv troll.

Herschel_Greenspan (anonymous profile)
August 26, 2014 at 4:10 p.m. (Suggest removal)

yeah JarvisFOOJarvis tries to be "funny", & good for that, but s/he reveals sordid hatred/fascination with a presidential black man and two ladies. WTF!

DrDan (anonymous profile)
August 26, 2014 at 4:41 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Let the games begin! Herschel, meet Jarvis; Jarvis, meet Herschel.

billclausen (anonymous profile)
August 26, 2014 at 6:02 p.m. (Suggest removal)

you be the ref, BC, and I'll meta-comment from the peanut gallery

DrDan (anonymous profile)
August 26, 2014 at 6:08 p.m. (Suggest removal)

The only interesting part of the article is the joke about KH defending the death penalty...I cannot wait for her passionate plea to uphold the will of the people. BTW-I am against the death penalty but that is not the point...

nomoresanity (anonymous profile)
August 26, 2014 at 7:49 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Why waste time and political capital on a lame issue?

There are bigger fish.

ahem (anonymous profile)
August 27, 2014 at 1:07 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Dolphins are big fish. There is also a blogger name garfish, who probably wouldn't fit into your average fish tank.

dolphinpod14 (anonymous profile)
August 27, 2014 at 4:08 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Dolphins are not fish, big or otherwise. Kamala Harris' office released a picture of the couple.

eleventysevendolphins (anonymous profile)
August 27, 2014 at 8:46 a.m. (Suggest removal)

The title was about a wedding - the story was about the death penalty? Wow, Indy.

z28racergirl (anonymous profile)
August 28, 2014 at 10:56 a.m. (Suggest removal)

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