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SF courts ignoring thousands of quality-of-life citations

November 14, 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco police have written thousands of tickets this year for quality-of-life offenses such as sleeping in parks, urinating on sidewalks and being drunk in public — but then, the courts no longer enforce them.

State Bar weighing changes that would bolster finances

November 15, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) In the midst of a funding crisis, the State Bar is exploring ways to cut costs and generate additional revenue, such as levying a processing fee on attorneys who pay their annual dues electronically.

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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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