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Newslinks 5-10-16

State high court weighs prejudicial effect of jury instructions

May 10, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The state Supreme Court Monday reversed an appellate court ruling on California Criminal Code jury instructions and when they are appropriately given, ruling implausible testimony from a defendant does not prevent the code from being invoked.

Journalism group seeks release of license-plate data

May 09, 2016 | San Diego Union Tribune
The Society of Professional Journalists and a host of other public-interest and media groups have weighed in on a high-profile public-records case now being considered by the California Supreme Court.

Next week is Jury Appreciation Week

May 05, 2016 | The Reporter
The Superior Court of Solano County will celebrate Juror Appreciation Week, May 9–13, to recognize the service and participation of jurors from the community.

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A primer on how the council is making local court funding more equitable across the state (2:53). 

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