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Veteran Marin judge Boren to retire from bench

October 16, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal
Judge Terrence Boren, the longest serving active judge in Marin Superior Court, will retire Tuesday after a career handling many of the county’s most serious criminal cases.

Time limits, jury sensitivity discussed to shorten trials

October 17, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Impose time limits, confer with opposing counsel about exhibits or jury questionnaires, and avoid repetition. These were among the suggestions judges, plaintiffs' and defense attorneys made during a symposium on speeding up jury trials in California.

Law school officials oppose State Bar's funding request

October 17, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) A group of 21 law professors has urged the California Supreme Court not to fund the State Bar until the agency's attorney discipline system makes protecting the public its top priority.

Judicial Profile: Greg Olson

October 17, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Rather than serving up coffee or tutoring as a summer college job, Riverside County Commissioner Greg Olson put himself through school by gutting, scaling and packing salmon aboard a ship in the Bering Sea.
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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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