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Court gives judges more leeway in resentencing

July 26, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) A unanimous court ruled that judges could consider the facts underlying charges, even when those charges have been dismissed, when evaluating a Proposition 36 petition for sentence reduction.
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Opinion: Grading the revised special prosecutor rule

July 20, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Last October, the State Bar of California sent to the California Supreme Court, on an expedited basis, Proposed Rule 5-110, modeled on ABA Rule 3.8, Special Duties of a Prosecutor.

Why the U.S. Supreme Court needs 18-year term limits

July 18, 2017 | NewsLinks
Rumors are swirling that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Republican-appointed judge whose swing vote has preserved détente between the court’s left and right for nearly a generation, may announce his retirement in the next year.
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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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