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High court mulls limits to punitive damages

April 08, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The state Supreme Court heard oral argument Tuesday contemplating how to correctly calculate big damages awards in bad faith insurance cases.

State Bar's financial reforms pay dividends

April 08, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The efforts of the State Bar's new leadership team to bolster the agency's finances have quickly produced some dividends for the bar and the public.

'What I Told My Daughter'

April 08, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) In "What I Told My Daughter," Nina Tassler has brought together a powerful, diverse group of women - including Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye, who contributed a chapter called "The Rules" - to reflect on the advice they have given their daughters.
Related: At the Lectern

Editorial: Where are all the Prop 47 savings? L.A. County has no idea

April 06, 2016 | Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles County auditor reported Tuesday that Proposition 47 has generated millions of dollars in cost savings, but the most significant part of his findings had to do with the county's jarringly inadequate grasp of the basic numbers that describe and measure its workload.

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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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