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Opinion: Is It a Crime to Be Poor?

June 11, 2016 | New York Times
IN the 1830s, the civilized world began to close debtors’ prisons, recognizing them as barbaric and also silly: The one way to ensure that citizens cannot repay debts is to lock them up.

Judicial Profile: Alan B. Honeycutt

June 13, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Alan Honeycutt had his first legal experience as a 16-year-old defendant in Torrance's traffic division, was sworn in as an attorney in the courtroom below his current department, and tried his first motion in the same courthouse where he has been a judge for the past nine years.
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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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