I'm not sure if this is a good or bad thing when it really comes down to it.
Gunner Lindberg, left on Dec. 23, 1997, right in June 2007, was sentenced to death for the racially-motivated stabbing death of Thien Minh Ly, a Vietnamese American man who had recently earned a graduate degree from Georgetown University. Ly, 24, was stabbed about 40 times on the Tustin High School tennis courts in January 1996 where he had gone to practice in-line skating. Lindberg was the first person sentenced to death using California's hate-crime special circumstance. His case has been affirmed by the California Supreme Court.