A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence for a man who tortured and fatally stabbed a San Francisco State University student in 1985. Robert Fairbank, now 58, pleaded guilty to murder, torture and...

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    This year, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Robert Fairbank’s appeal of his death sentence for the 1985 rape and murder of college student Wendy Cheek. With that rejection, Fairbank joined at least 13 other death row inmates who have completed the ...
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  • Calif. voters support death penalty, but lawsuits hold up executions
    SAN FRANCISCO — Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Robert Fairbank's appeal of his death sentence for the 1985 rape and murder of college student Wendy Cheek. With that rejection, Fairbank joined at least 13 other death row inmates who ...
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    SAN FRANCISCO -- Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Robert Fairbank's appeal of his death sentence for the 1985 rape and murder of college student Wendy Cheek. With that rejection, Fairbank joined at least 13 other death row inmates who ...
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    The San Mateo County District Attorney requested that a judge set an execution date for Robert Green Fairbank until after November 6. That’s when California voters will decide if the death penalty ... punishment. Fairbank’s hearing was reset for ...
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  • Death Sentence Upheld For Killer Of SFSU Grad Student
    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) – The death sentence of a San Francisco man who tortured, stabbed and murdered a graduate student in 1985 was upheld by a federal appeals court Tuesday. Robert Fairbank ... of Appeals rejected Fairbank’s claim that his trial ...
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