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Prop. 47 petitioners lose on resentencing ruling

September 16, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) In a ruling that may bode ill for Proposition 47 petitioners, the 4th District Court of Appeal has ruled that judges who resentence felonies to misdemeanors under the measure can also revisit the original sentence and impose a harsher punishment.

Lack of State Bar funding bill weighs on law schools

September 16, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) The state Legislature's failure to enact a State Bar funding bill during its recently concluded legislative session could have unintended consequences for law schools.

S.C. to Consider Summer Jobless Benefits for Teachers

September 16, 2016 | Met News
The state Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether school employees who take a summer break after receiving reasonable assurance of employment for the fall term are not entitled to unemployment compensation during the break.

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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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