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Editorial: Booking fees and the Supreme Court

January 08, 2017 | NewsLinks
If you’re arrested in Ramsey County, Minn., you pay a fee for, well, getting arrested. The county, which includes St. Paul and other cities and towns, charges a $25 “booking fee.” The sheriff’s office confiscates the fee and any other cash you’re carrying up front.

Alabama Prosecutor Sets the Penalties and Fills the Coffers

December 13, 2016 | NewsLinks
It was a run-of-the-mill keg party in an open field, until one guest, Harvey Drayton Burch III, objected to paying for his beer. Witnesses said Mr. Burch fired a gun over the crowd and began spraying Mace. With partyers fleeing, Mr. Burch jumped into the back seat of a car as it drove away.

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Afraid of Racial Justice

June 07, 2016 | NewsLinks
40 years ago Tuesday, the [U.S.] Supreme Court decided a pivotal case on race and equality whose legacy has profoundly shaped American race relations. And most people have never heard of it.

Judicial Selection for the 21st Century

June 06, 2016 | NewsLinks
Throughout American history, the process for selecting judges has greatly varied. With new and unique challenges in the 21st century, what selection methods best serves the needs of today?

Legal Aid With a Digital Twist

June 01, 2016 | NewsLinks
Matthew Stubenberg was a law student at the University of Maryland in 2010 when he spent part of a day doing expungements.
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Audio: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on Access 3D

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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