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A Sheriff’s Bind: Cross the White House, or the Courts

September 13, 2017 | New York Times
The Trump administration and the sheriff in Portland, Ore., agree on this much: The crimes were hideous and preventable. But they are fiercely blaming each other for allowing them to happen.

Judge picked as interim Contra Costa County district attorney

September 13, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle
Diana Becton, who served as a Contra Costa County Superior Court judge for 22 years but never worked as a prosecutor, will be the first woman and the first African American to lead the district attorney’s office.

Opinion: Contact with judges, officials, employees and jurors

September 13, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Similarly, the proposed rule adds substantial language to the existing California rule counterpart, which is Rule 5-300, because it also incorporates the provisions relating to lawyers and jurors that are currently in Rule 5-320.

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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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