Unfortunately an apology, no matter how heartfelt, just doesn't carry enough potency in a situation like this to bring any real comfort or amend any of the wrong. I understand completely that certain actions have certain consequences. . . . But after considering my case, perhaps there might be a clear basis for striving to seek a merciful course within the bounds of justice.Michael Morales
"Michael Angelo Morales" is a convicted murderer who was scheduled to be executed by the State of California at 7:30 p.m. on February 21, 2006. Two hours before the scheduled execution, the State of California notified the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that they could not comply with a lower federal judge's ruling that the execution must be carried out by a medical professional due to the chemical used in the execution. Consequently, California has indefinitely suspended Morales' execution. The case subsequently led to a Moratorium (law)/moratorium on capital punishment in California entirely, as the only legal method of execution must be carried out with the Participation of medical professionals in American executions/participation of a licensed physician, who are ethically prohibited from participating in executions.More Michael Morales on Wikipedia.