• Justice Corrigan given humanitarian award

    California Courts Newsroom
    September 28, 2023

    Saint Vincent’s executive director is quoted as saying that “Justice Corrigan has devoted herself to the organization for over three decades, and her ‘wise counsel and exceptional leadership have ensured that our children and families receive top-notch services and an educational experience that empowers them to break free from the cycle of poverty.’ ”

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  • Newsom, lawmakers ask state Supreme Court to pull tax measure from 2024 ballot

    San Francisco Chronicle
    September 28, 2023

    Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders are asking the state Supreme Court to remove a measure from the November 2024 ballot that would require voter approval for any increase in state or local taxes.

  • Supreme Court Denies Review in Challenge to Renaming of Hastings College of Law

    Metropolitan News-Enterprise
    September 29, 2023

    The California Supreme Court has spurned a plea for review of a Court of Appeal opinion that affirms the denial of an anti-SLAPP motion filed by officials of what has been known since Jan. 1 as the “College of the Law, San Francisco” in an action in which the plaintiffs contend that legislation changing the name of that institution from “Hastings College of the Law” is unconstitutional.

  • A New Approach for People With Severe Mental Illness

    New York Times
    September 29, 2023

    Policymakers in California have been trying for years to change longstanding laws and bring people with severe mental illness in from the streets. 

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