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Ballot measure seeks to speed up executions in California

May 18, 2016 | Press Enterprise
Ten years after the most recent execution of a death row inmate in California, an organization plans to submit signatures Thursday, May 19, to place a measure on the state’s November ballot that, if approved by voters, would speed the demise of the condemned.

History: The Supreme Court Justice Who Shot A Senator

May 18, 2016 | The Awl
In the pantheon of salty, contemptuous bastards in American politics, not many can out-do Terry, a bowie-wielding, ardent-pro-slavery Texan with a volcanic temper, who rose to become Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court in the mid-nineteenth century.

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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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