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Bail overhaul legislation faces uncertain future

June 05, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Facing a Friday deadline, state legislators passed several more bills under the wire but left one of the most significant criminal justice measures hanging in uncertainty.

Overhaul urged for California court fines

May 29, 2017 | NewsLinks
California’s courts impose hundreds of millions of dollars of “excessive and disproportionate” fines each year for common infractions, then use much of the money to support their own operations.

Income inequity gets SF rethinking fines, fees

May 15, 2017 | NewsLinks
About six years ago, Aviana Danekas was riding a Muni bus when a fare inspector asked her for proof of payment. She had a transfer, but didn’t realize it had just expired.
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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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