Crim. No. 5632
43 Cal. 2d 408; 274 P.2d 645; 1954
A justice of the Supreme Court of California could grant a defendant's application for a stay of execution based on jurisdiction granted by a federal statute that allowed a court to grant a stay so a defendant could file a writ of certiorari.
Carter, Jesse W., "In re Chessman" (1954). Jesse Carter Opinions. Paper 221.