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Harris shifts, says bail system isn’t fair to the poor

December 10, 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle
Attorney General Kamala Harris, who said in a court filing in June that it was constitutional for California to require criminal defendants to post bail, now says the cash-bail system is unfair to the poor.

After a Crime, the Price of a Second Chance

December 12, 2016 | New York Times
During the tough financial times of 2011, Marcy Willis, a single mother who raised five children in Atlanta, used her credit card to rent a car for an acquaintance in exchange for cash.

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2017 State of the Judiciary
Video with transcript of the Chief Justice's 2017 State of the Judiciary presented on Mar 27, 2017.
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