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CA to try again at bail reform

September 07, 2017 | Bay Area Reporter
After failing to pass legislation this year to reform California's bail system – which many say keeps people in jail just because they can't afford to buy their release – legislators, the governor, and the state's top judge have announced that they'll work together to craft successful legislation.

Woodland gets to work on finishing Yolo Courthouse sidewalk

September 06, 2017 | Daily Democrat
The lack of a sidewalk has sparked grumbling from people who use Courthouse parking two blocks further south and find themselves having to cross the street rather than continuing on in a straight path.

Don’t Suspend Students. Empathize.

September 02, 2017 | New York Times
How can you help teachers understand the ways adolescents make sense of the world? Tackling the problem from the teachers’ instead of the students’ perspective was a novel approach.

Judicial Profile: Judge James Blancarte

September 07, 2017 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Having wrapped up his first year on the Los Angeles County Superior Court at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse, the commissioner deals exclusively in domestic violence matters and deciding whether temporary restraining orders should be extended.
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