Controversial Prisoner Esteban Nunez Released From PrisonThe son of a former California state Assembly speaker has been freed from prison after his manslaughter sentence was dramatically reduced in 2011 by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, prison officials said Sunday.
Family Claims Son's Killer Set Free By Schwarzenegger Without Informing ThemOne of the suspects arrested and convicted was Nunez, the son of former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez. Esteban was sentenced to 16 years in state prison. But in a move many saw as a political favor, Schwarzenegger reduced the manslaughter sentenced to seven years, meaning Esteban could walk free next April.
Family Seeks To Overturn Former Gov. Schwarzenegger's CommutationA Sacramento County judge will hear arguments over whether former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger violated California law when he reduced the prison sentence for the son of a political ally.
Lawsuit Seeks To Nullify Schwarzenegger CommutationSan Diego County prosecutors asked a state court Wednesday to overturn former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's last-minute decision to slash the prison sentence for the son of former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, his friend and political ally.
Schwarzenegger: Commutation Was To Help FriendFormer California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says he was helping a friend when he commuted the sentence of the son of a political ally.
Father Of Victim Killed By Esteban Nunez Reacts To Schwarzenegger Brush OffFred Santos, the father of the victim who was killed by former assembly speaker Fabian Nunez’s son, Esteban, wasn’t surprised by the former governor’s action to reduce Esteban’s sentence.
Schwarzenegger To Be Sued Over Marsy's LawThe family of a college student who was stabbed to death two years ago plans to file a lawsuit on Thursday in Sacramento Superior Court against Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Santos family of northern California will claim that former Governor Schwarzenegger violated their constitutional rights.
Schwarzenegger Apologizes To Slain Man's FamilyFormer Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger apologized to relatives of a slain San Diego college student for failing to advise them that he was cutting in half the prison term of the son of a former California Assembly speaker, the victim's father said Wednesday.
Nunez Family Sends Gift To Prison OfficialPrison officials say the family of former state Assembly speaker Fabian Nunez sent a Kindle electronic reading device to an administrator in the prison where Nunez's son is imprisoned.
Schwarzenegger Draws Fire For Commuted SentenceWhen Esteban Nunez was arrested after a stabbing death in 2008, a co-defendant told police the son of former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez had boasted that his dad would get them out of trouble.
Schwarzenegger Commutes Esteban Nunez's SentenceGov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has commuted the manslaughter sentence of Esteban Nunez, the son of former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez.