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Newslinks for 4-21-17

Court reporting firms battle over proposed legislation

April 21, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) A bill moving through the state Senate would bar law firm employees from accepting "any gift, incentive, reward, or anything of value" in exchange for giving business to court reporting firms.

California’s death row turning into home for seniors

April 20, 2017 | Sacramento Bee
Ninety California death-row inmates are at least 65 years old, corrections records show. The number of seniors on death row has grown by nearly 500 percent since early 2006, when the state housed 16 seniors.

Opinion: Courts are for justice, not bait

April 21, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) We undermine the integrity of the law when victims, witnesses or parties to a case avoid courthouses because they fear deportation. When key players are absent, the truth suffers.

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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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