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Lawmaker wants to fix state’s ‘unfair’ bail system

August 12, 2017 | Daily Democrat
It’s rare that a California lawmaker seeking a policy model to follow would turn to Kentucky. But with the Legislature on summer recess, that’s precisely what Sen. Bob Hertzberg is doing.

A new trial for Scott Peterson? No way, new court filing contends

August 11, 2017 | Modesto Bee
Questioning the performance of Mark Geragos, a television personality and Los Angeles attorney representing Peterson, ignores other “overwhelming evidence” that the Modesto man killed 27-year-old Laci Peterson just before Christmas 2002.

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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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