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Death row inmate's appeal puts prosecution team on trial

It is rare for the state's high court to reverse a death sentence

By Howard Mintz
Contra Costa Times 

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. — Twenty-five years after a Santa Clara County jury condemned him to die, double-murderer Miguel Bacigalupo has put the prosecution team that sent him to death row on trial.

Armed with a thick bundle of findings by a judge supporting claims of prosecutorial misconduct, the convict's attorney on Wednesday will ask the California Supreme Court for a new trial in the 1983 slaying of two brothers in their San Jose jewelry store.

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