Pacific Sun – The executioner’s song: Former San Quentin warden Jeanne Woodford says Californians should flip the switch on the death penalty

by Jill Kramer

Who could be better qualified to address what’s wrong with the death penalty than the warden who oversaw all executions in the state of California from 1999-2004? Jeanne Woodford, who left her job as San Quentin warden to head the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for three years, now campaigns to end the death penalty once and for all.