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The Battle Against Prisons for Kids

April 11, 2016 | The Nation
For as long as youth prisons have existed in the United States, so too has the pretense that there are no youth prisons. Early 19th-century reformers who sought to remove children from the harsh adult penal system established new institutions specifically for the detention of youths.

Opinion: Why the rush to dissolve the bar?

April 13, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Last week a trustee of the State Bar of California proposed that the state Legislature dissolve the bar. In its place, a new state agency would assume the admission and discipline functions. All other bar functions (volunteer sections, publishing, education, public benefit activity) would end, unless some non-governmental actors voluntarily assumed them.

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Audio: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on Access 3D

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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